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Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

May 25, 2018
by Y. Manning
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Interesting update 2 from the last National Literacy Network meeting

The First Minister’s Reading Challenge (FMRC) supports the Scottish Government’s ambition to tackle the attainment gap. It intends to encourage reading for pleasure and building a reading culture within schools and communities. An independent evaluation of FMRC yielded positive findings … Continue reading

February 8, 2018
by Y. Manning
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Creating a Reading Culture – Inspiring Classrooms

Inspiring Classrooms is a project created by the First Minister’s Reading Challenge to help schools build and sustain a reading culture. Schools can apply to Inspiring Classrooms to receive a small grant for a project of their choice which includes … Continue reading

October 30, 2017
by Y. McBlain
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Welcome to our “Refreshed” Literacy Blog

We hope you like the refreshed  look of our Falkirk Children’s Services Literacy Blog? Carol Turnbull, team manager with responsibility for literacy, Yvonne Manning, Yvonne McBlain and our new team of “Literacy Leaders” from every cluster, are also refreshing our Falkirk Children’s … Continue reading

April 12, 2016
by Y. Manning
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Parentzone

The Scottish Government have  refreshed the Parentzone website to provide information for families on how they can support and enhance their children’s learning. Parents and carers play a vital role at all stages of a child’s education and this site offers useful … Continue reading

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

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