Date lodged: 9 November 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the SAMSON maths programme developed by Neil Armstrong.
Answered by: John Swinney 23 November 2017
The Dumfries and Galloway Primary School where the SAMSON mathematics programme, developed by Neil Armstrong, has been applied have identified significant improvements in attainment. The programme is to be assessed by the Dumfries and Galloway Delivering Excellence and Equity in Numeracy Group and the report will be finalised in 2018 and shared with Education Scotland and the Scottish Government.