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 and St Mungo’s High School to develop online collaborative class spaces with Microsoft Office 365 in Glow. Office 365 in Glow One part of [more]

Developing an online collaborative classroom with Microsoft Office 365 in Glow

Developing an online collaborative classroom with Microsoft Office 365 in Glow

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer within the Curriculum Support team of Service and School Improvement, Falkirk Council Education Services led sessions with all teaching staff at Nethermains Primary School, Antonine Primary School, Carmuirs Primary School, Bonnybridge Primary School, Shieldhill Primary School, Denny Primary School, St Joseph’s Primary School and St Patrick’s Primary School on developing an online [more]

OneNote Class Notebook Creator

OneNote Class Notebook Creator

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer in the Curriculum Support team of the Service and School Improvement division of Falkirk Council Education Services has been providing support to staff in several high schools in Falkirk on the use of OneNote Class Notebook Creator. What is OneNote? The ordinary OneNote is a free tool available to anyone. OneNote [more]

Pupils as Digital Leaders at St Bernadette's RC Primary School

Pupils as Digital Leaders at St Bernadette’s RC 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 St Bernadette’s RC Primary School. These pupils are being supported for them to then support classes around the school in the use of technologies [more]

Making Thinking Visible

Making Thinking Visible

In March 2015 March Church from Harvard University will come to Falkirk to launch an exciting new course run in conjunction with the Tapestry Partnership called ‘Making Thinking Visible’. 50 participants will have the opportunity to study in a year long programme that will look at thinking routines and building a culture of thinking in [more]