Forth Valley and West Lothian Improvement Collaborative

The Forth Valley and West Lothian Improvement Collaborative consists of 4 local authorities:

Clackmannanshire, Falkirk, Stirling and West Lothian

Visit the Forth Valley and West Lothian Collaborative online

McLaren High School, Building Community During Remote Learning

December 11, 2020

Building Community McLaren High School in Callendar reflect on their approach to building community during remote learning.   You can follow McLaren High School on twitter… Read more

Ada Lovelace Day – Opening Opportunities with Digital Technology by Emma Hedges

October 20, 2020

Digital technology skills are one of my favourite things to teach because of the opportunities and experiences they provide pupils with. I have taught children… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Every day is a school day

July 20, 2020

The role of the teacher is forever evolving. We work in a complex and dynamic society, and this unexpected pandemic shone the spotlight on the… Read more

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Digital Learning at Beancross Primary, Falkirk

July 7, 2020

Beancross Primary School have taken some time to reflect on their digital learning journey.   Their presentation covers the challenges and opportunities the school faced during… Read more

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Distance Learning 2020 at Kinneil Primary School, Bo’ness

July 7, 2020

Kinneil Primary School in Bo’ness have shared with us their distance learning experience over the school building closure period.  This Sway outlines their use Teams,… Read more

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Distance Learning at Deanburn Primary School, Falkirk

June 27, 2020

At Deanburn Primary, we have developed our use of digital learning platforms throughout the period of school closure. We have worked together as a team… Read more

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Distance Learning Reflections with Primary 1 – Comely Park Primary School

June 19, 2020

Sharon McDavid and Aileen Ramsay are stage partners teachers at Comely Park Primary School and have been teaching primary 1 this year. This Sway highlights… Read more

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The Literacy Academy: Forth Valley and West Lothian Regional Improvement Collaborative

June 18, 2020

The Literacy Academy is a central change idea of the Forth Valley and West Lothian Regional Improvement Collaborative Literacy Plan informed by the National Improvement… Read more

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Virtual P7 Transition, Grangemouth High School Cluster

June 15, 2020

Grangemouth High School have shared the following Sway with us. This is about their collaborative P7 virtual transition programme with Beancross Primary School, Bowhouse Primary… Read more

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Spotlight on: Claire McVittie, Teacher of English from St Kentigern’s Academy in West Lothian, Forth Valley and West Lothian.

June 1, 2020

In this Guest blog post, Claire McVittie, Teacher of English from St Kentigern’s Academy in West Lothian, Forth Valley and West Lothian shares on how… Read more

Spotlight on: Supporting our Families, Young Children and Staff Digitally.

June 1, 2020

Bathgate Early Years Centre, West Lothian, has always demonstrated a strong supportive ethos for our families, young children and staff. We have aimed to continue… Read more

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Microsoft Teams In A P6 Classroom Emma Hedges, Victoria Primary School

May 26, 2020

I have learned a lot of digital skills since becoming a MIEExpert in 2016, however I had not had the opportunity to explore Microsoft Teams… Read more

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West Lothian Early Years Learners Blog

May 26, 2020

Our ELC blog was set up to support and maintain relationships with our children and families while spending time at home.  It is vibrant and updated daily to provide… Read more

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Distance Learning: Examples of Practice from Falkirk

May 21, 2020

Practitioners from across Falkirk have collated examples of how they are using digital tools for distance learning.  The document contains examples from primary and secondary… Read more

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What distance learning looks like at St Mungos High School, Falkirk

May 21, 2020

St Mungo’s High School in Falkirk have produced a Sway illustrating what distance learning looks like in the school. “We have shifted the emphasis during… Read more