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Grangemouth HS Developing Practitioner Enquiry for Professional Learning

Grangemouth HS Developing Practitioner Enquiry for Professional Learning

Yvonne McBlain attended the most recent meeting of secondary professional learning co-ordinators to hear how Falkirk secondary schools are using an enquiring approach to their self-evaluation and development of teaching and learning. Yvonne provided an update on the success and impact of the practitioner enquiry element of Falkirk Children’s Services’ probationer induction programme. Co-ordinators from each school [more]

Curriculum Development at Hallglen PS

Curriculum Development at Hallglen PS

On 19th April, Yvonne McBlain popped back to gather staff feedback on their curriculum development so far at Hallglen Primary School. 10 staff members were kind enough to give their time and views during this informal evaluation activity. You can read more about Hallglen’s curriculum development process here. Staff described the following impact: Increased knowledge of the [more]

Braes Cluster Day of Dance 2016

Braes Cluster Day of Dance 2016

Morag Simpson and  Morag Young, PE Lead Officers within Falkirk Council Curriculum Support Team organised and delivered a Day of  Sottish Dance for the Braes Cluster. Avonbridge Primary kindly agreed to host the event with Sheildhill Primary and California also attending. The day was a great success with lots of fun had by all and some fantastic dancing on display. [more]

Mariner Support Service Open Afternoon

Mariner Support Service Open Afternoon

Yvonne McBlain enjoyed popping into the Mariner Support Service Christmas Open Afternoon. Staff, pupils and parents have been working hard over the last weeks to prepare for this event and there was lots to see. The event opened with a celebration of learning by pupils, with prizes for good work done this term. The young people [more]

Pupils as Digital Leaders at Hallglen Primary School

Pupils as Digital Leaders at Hallglen Primary School

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

Pupils as Digital Leaders at Kinnaird Primary School

Pupils as Digital Leaders at Kinnaird Primary School

Malcolm Wilson, ICT Curriculum Development Officer within the Curriculum Support team of Service and School Improvement, Falkirk Council Children’s Services, supported a session with the Digital Leaders group of pupils in Kinnaird 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]

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]

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]

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