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Education and Children's Services

Department Information

The Education and Children’s Services Department provision is delivered in a variety of establishments across the islands including pre-schools, schools, community settings and through the voluntary sector.

The Department’s vision statement is A’ Coileanadh Sàr-Mhaitheas Còmhla – Achieving Excellence Together.

We strive to achieve this by providing:

  • A first class service;
  • An inclusive quality culture;
  • Access and opportunity for all learners;
  • A desire for continuous improvement;
  • Principles of Best Value; and
  • An appreciation of the values and uniqueness of the physical and cultural environment of the Western Isles

The Education and Children’s Services Department comprises the following business units:

  • Children’s Services
  • Education
  • Resources