Date lodged: 20 December 2016
To ask the Scottish Government whether it has considered the proposal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh to establish "a dedicated centre for the study of economics in education".
Answered by: John Swinney 11 January 2017
The proposal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to establish a dedicated centre for the study of economics in education forms part of its response to the Government’s consultation on “Empowering Teachers, Parents and Communities to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education, a Governance Review”. The RSE’s paper will be considered alongside all other responses to the consultation which closed on 6 January 2017.