Education Resources is South Lanarkshire's largest service - with an annual budget of around £270 million and employing around 6000 people.
Forty six thousand young people attend primary, secondary and additional support needs school in South Lanarkshire. The Resource is also responsible for learning communities, early years, community learning and home school partnership, inclusion, integrating children's services, psychological services, youth learning and the SEEMIS Group.
Schools and services are responsible for taking forward the national and local priorities set out in the Education Resources plan. Our aim is to improve the experience for children, young people and adults as they participate in learning or make use of the wide range of services within Education.
Education Resources objectives and priorities are to:
- improve achievement and attainment
- take forward the Curriculum for Excellence
- implement new duties prescribed in legislation
- implement Getting it Right for Every Child
- increase involvement in life-long learning
- promote self-evaluation and leadership development