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Supporting Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), quality and improvement, assessment, community and lifelong learning - Education Scotland Meta Description

Support and resources for learning and teaching, the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence, education quality, standards and improvement, learner assessment, community and lifelong learning, Gaelic education and the innovative use of learning technologies like Glow. Education Scotland is the national body in Scotland responsible for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching from early years to adult and community learning, producing support, resources, case studies, information and and advice for the implementation of the Scottish early years and 3-18 curriculum. Test Results Mobile Usability: 65/100

Quick overview:
Use legible font sizes
The following text on your page renders in a way that may be difficult for some of your visitors to read. Use legible font sizes to provide a better user experience.
The following text fragments have a small font size. Increase the font size to make them more legible.
We use cookies…these cookies. and 1 others render only 5 pixels tall (12 CSS pixels).
Configure the viewport
Your page does not have a viewport specified. This causes mobile devices to render your page as it would appear on a desktop browser, scaling it down to fit on a mobile screen. Configure a viewport to allow your page to render properly on all devices.
Size tap targets appropriately
Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <button type="submit" name="form_submitted" class="site-search__button">Search</button> is close to 2 other tap targets.
... Mobile Speed: 62/100

Quick overview:
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Your page has 2 blocking script resources and 6 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
Remove render-blocking JavaScript:
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
Leverage browser caching
Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources: (expiration not specified)
Reduce server response time
Optimize images
Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 20.8KiB (33% reduction).
Compressing could save 5KiB (45% reduction).
Minify CSS
Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 7KiB (30% reduction).
Minifying could save 5.8KiB (32% reduction) after compression.
Minify JavaScript
Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 4.3KiB (34% reduction).
Minifying could save 4.3KiB (34% reduction) after compression.

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