The Northern Alliance

A collaboration between eight local authorities across the North and West of Scotland who hold a shared vision to make a difference to the lives of children and young people.

1+2 Modern Languages

Development of 1+2 languages and teacher subject knowledge

Community Learning & Development

Development of shared approaches to community learning and development

Early Years & Child Care

Delivery of 1140 Hours EYCC policy

Emerging Literacy

Raising attainment in literacy


Championing equalities and children's rights across the Northern Alliance

IT Transformation (e-Learning)

Development of the e-Sgoil model across the region

Leadership Development

Development of high quality leadership


Review of attainment in mathematics

Poverty/Closing the Gap

Exploration of rural poverty and its impact on attainment

Secondary Maths

Review of attainment in secondary maths

Sustaining Education

Development and implementation of a framework to implement transformation and change in our communities

Systems & Quality Improvement

Development of systematic improvement at all levels

News & Updates

Latest news and updates from across the Alliance


The latest edition of the newsletter includes an update on our plan, details of how to join the collaboration at this year’s Scottish Learning Festival – in Glasgow itself, at the new Learning Hub in Read more…

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