Glowbusters - an interactive online trail for teachers to use with pupils to introduce them to a range of tools and resources in Glow

Glowbusters – an interactive online trail for teachers to use with pupils to introduce them to a range of tools and resources in Glow

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer within the Curriculum Support team of Service and School Improvement, Falkirk Council Children’s Services, presented a session for staff from a number of teaching staff from around Falkirk Council schools called: “Glowbusters – an interactive online trail for teachers to use with pupils to introduce them to a range of tools and [more]

Teaching and Learning linked to World War I

Teaching and Learning linked to World War I

 Teachers, early years officers, and pupils across Falkirk Children’s Services may be linking their learning at some point this year to the commemoration and centenary of World War 1. Education Scotland have published an update (click to view) with links to teaching and learning resources which might prove useful. Click here to visit Education Scotland [more]

Falkirk Learning for Sustainability Showcase Had a "Great Buzz"

Falkirk Learning for Sustainability Showcase Had a “Great Buzz”

Our first Falkirk Learning to Achieve Showcase took place on 4th June between 4-5.30pm at Camelon Education Centre. 64 practitioners came along to get ideas, or to share work they had done with pupils relating to the themes in the Learning for Sustainability word cloud (top left). 17 pupils from St Bernadette’s RC PS, St [more]

Sign up for the Falkirk Learning for Sustainability Showcase!

Sign up for the Falkirk Learning for Sustainability Showcase!

Falkirk Council Education Services will hold a Learning for Sustainability Showcase event in Camelon Education Centre on 4th June between 4-5.30pm. Jane Jackson and Yvonne McBlain are working with colleagues in schools and in the Service Support and Improvement team to make the programme for the event as rich as possible. So far, we know [more]

Scottish Day of Dance

Scottish Day of Dance

Morag Simpson and Morag Young, PE Lead Officers from Falkirk Council Curriculum Support Team, along with Catherine Halcrow (PE Specialist), organised the Annual Day of Scottish Dance at Falkirk Town Hall on Friday 20th March 2015. The event was a huge success with around 300 pupils attending. Once again the Jack Delaney band provided live [more]

Connecting the Learning at St Bernadette's PS

Connecting the Learning at St Bernadette’s PS

Yvonne McBlain, curriculum support officer with Falkirk Council, enjoyed hearing how Cathy Quinn and staff colleagues at St Bernadette’s RC PS are developing pupil awareness of their learning across the curriculum. Over the last two school sessions, Yvonne has worked with staff to explore whether pupils understand what the curriculum actually is. Read more about [more]

Pupils as Digital Leaders in Laurieston Primary School

Pupils as Digital Leaders in Laurieston Primary School

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer within the Curriculum Support team of Service and School Improvement, Falkirk Council Education Services, supported a session with the Digital Leaders group of pupils in Laurieston Primary School These pupils are being supported for them to then support classes around the school in the use of technologies in their classrooms. [more]

The SCOTS Programme in Falkirk – Schools College Opportunities To Succeed

Steve Dougan, Falkirk Council Opportunities for All Co-ordinator, has been working with staff in all of Falkirk Council’s high schools as well as staff in Forth Valley College to develop the SCOTS  (Schools College Opportunities To Succeed) programme for learners in Falkirk. The video below provides a summary of the programme and the positive impact it [more]

Developing collaborative online class spaces in Office 365 in Glow

Developing collaborative online class spaces in Office 365 in Glow

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer within the Curriculum Support team of Service and School Improvement, Falkirk Council Education Services has worked with key staff at Graeme High School, Falkirk High School, Braes High School, Grangemouth High School, Bo’ness Academy and St Mungo’s High School to develop online collaborative class spaces with Microsoft Office 365 in Glow. Office 365 [more]

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