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Judicial Institute publishes recovery plan


May 25, 2022

The Judicial Institute has published a Recovery Plan setting out its strategy for 2022/23 as it continues to support justice in Scotland through the provision of the highest standard of judicial training and education.


The Recovery Plan picks up where the Strategic Plan, published in 2019 and covering the period April 2019-March 2022, left off: allowing the Judicial Institute a period of reflection and recovery before it plans its strategy for the years 2023-2026.

The Institute’s four strategic priorities will remain the same as for the Strategic Plan 2019-2022. The areas of focus for each of the four priorities have been slightly reconfigured to reflect a changing social, legal and educational landscape, but remain largely unchanged to reinforce our existing and trusted path in the provision of judicial education. The four strategic objectives are:

  • To promote developments in the effective delivery of justice through appropriate learning interventions
  • To assure the viability of our model for judicial training and education
  • To offer stimulating, modern and relevant remote and face to face courses
  • To offer stimulating and relevant information, knowledge and learning on the Judicial Hub

2022 is a year of transition for the Judicial Institute, as leadership is transferred to new Directors and Head of Education, amidst a changed educational and judicial landscape. In 2023, the Judicial Institute will mark a decade since it came into being: this plan will enable a timely period of reflection and planning in advance of the JI’s tenth anniversary.

The Recovery Plan has been published on the Judicial Institute publications page of the Judiciary of Scotland website.