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Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

April 12, 2016
by Y. Manning
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National Improvement Hub

The purpose of the National Improvement Hub is to provide information and support which will enable practitioners to improve their practice quickly and increase the quality of learners’ experiences and outcomes. The National Improvement Hub will provide practitioners with access … Continue reading

November 23, 2015
by Y. Manning
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Book Week Scotland 2015

Book Week Scotland runs from 23rd – 29th November. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate books and reading. Visit Scottish Book Trust’s website to find out what is happening during this week, to find out how you can contribute … Continue reading

November 23, 2015
by Y. Manning
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School Librarians support literacy

Education Scotland gave a presentation at the CILIPS Autumn Gathering (an annual conference for librarians and information professionals across Scotland). They discussed the key messages from the Education Scotland 3-18 Literacy Review and Literacy Across Learning. School librarians considered the following reflective questions: – … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Raising Attainment – Sharing Good Practice Nationally

Falkirk Council recently shared their approach to raising attainment in literacy at the National Literacy Network. Our Literacy Strategy was shared, with examples of good practice from each work stream. Colleagues from across sectors and from all over Scotland attended the … Continue reading

January 22, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Literacy Strategy Celebration of Success

Monday 12th January saw over 100 people attending a celebration of Falkirk Council’s Literacy Strategy event at Camelon Education Centre. Representatives from all of the 8 work streams including parents, pupils from Bonnybridge Primary and Grangemouth High School, teachers, Education … Continue reading

November 20, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Secondary Probationers Examine Literacy Across Learning

40 Secondary Probationers attended a twilight session looking at literacy across learning. After an overview of local and national priorities, teachers engaged in a range of activities examining literacy within their own subject areas. Competence and confidence in literacy, including … Continue reading

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