A STEM Pathway – SLF Online – 21 – 23 September


A STEM Pathway – Scottish Learning Festival Online 21 – 23 September 

As SLF 2021 fast approaches, please find below a suggested STEM Pathway through the SLF Online programme this year.

Tuesday 21 September SLF 2021 Programme Update 5

SESSION 3 14:00 – 14:45

Developing independent digital learners

Building learners skills for independent learning in a digital world – modelling, scaffolding and support for pupils to enable self-regulation. What might this look like as we move through primary->secondary, why is this important and what are the benefits?

Dundee City Council Pedagogy Team


SESSION 5 16:45 – 17:30

Building a STEM Nation through professional learning

A showcase of the professional learning programmes and approaches developed through Education Scotland’s STEM grants programme – covering all sectors.

Education Scotland STEM team


Wednesday 22 September SLF 2021 Programme Update 5

SESSION 3 12:30 – 13:15

Introducing the New Higher Applications of Mathematics

This session will highlight the new Higher, its benefits for students and how to access the support available. Practitioners will share their plans for delivering the course for the first time.

Working group Secondary practitioners from across Scotland


SESSION 5 15:45 – 16:30

Evolving Digital Thinking

An overview of the evolving digital thinking programme. Short and medium term groups of leaders at all levels are enabled to problem find and crowd source questions and possible solutions to digital issues in learning and teaching. Kirsty McFaul and Brian Clark, Education Scotland


Thursday 23 September SLF 2021 Programme Update 5

SESSION 3 12:30 – 13:15

Inspiring and developing young people through STEM

The Young STEM Leader programme is an exciting new award for all young people in Scotland. This session provides on overview of the award, its impact and how to get involved.

Jamie Menzie, SSERC


SESSION 4 14:00 – 14:45

Engaging families in literacy and numeracy at home

This session explores how developing positive relationships with families has supported literacy and numeracy learning at home during COVID-19. It will consider ways to build on this progress moving forward.

Primary practitioners

SLF Online website


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