HC Deb 07 December 1994 vol 251 c273W
Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to develop value-added indicators when publishing performance data with regard to Scottish secondary schools.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The Scottish Office education department and COSLA have set up a working group to investigate value-added indicators of school performance. The Scottish Office has also commissioned a major research study on school effectiveness, including ways of measuring value added.