Publication Scheme Resources

Below are resources to support Scottish public authorities' adoption of the Model Publication Scheme. If you haven't done so already, we recommend you visit the Publication Scheme home page first.

The Model Publication Scheme

Model Publication Scheme (updated November 2018)

Guide to the Model Publication Scheme

Model Publication Scheme: Guide for Scottish Public Authorities (updated November 2018)

Notification form

Model Publication Scheme Notification Form
Any authority adopting the MPS for the first time must submit a notification form to the Commissioner

Self-assessment toolkit

The Commissioner's self-assessment toolkit includes a specific module on publishing information to help improve practice in this area. The Publishing Information module of the toolkit is available at

Template Guides to Information

Template Guide to Information for grant-aided and special schools

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