West Partnership

The West Partnerships consists of 8 local authorities:

East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire Council, Glasgow, Inverclyde Council, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.

Visit the West Partnership online

Christmas Activity Booklets for Early, First and Second Level – North Lanarkshire Digital Pathfinders

December 7, 2021

The North Lanarkshire Digital Pathfinder Team have created these digital Christmas Activity Booklets for Early, First and Second level. Book Creator was used to create… Read more

Using QR codes and ‘Thinglink’ for homework and resources – Early Years

September 7, 2021

Williamsburgh Primary School Using QR codes and ‘ThingLink’ for homework and resources, to encourage children to lead their learning, develop digital literacy skills, and overcome… Read more

Using QR codes creatively within Williamsburgh Primary School

July 27, 2021

The following link showcases how QR codes have been creatively used within our school in order to enhance children’s engagement in learning and play, improve… Read more

Using QR codes, videos and drone footage to enhance viewer engagement and experience of Nursery- P1 transition 2021, Aileen Mackey

July 21, 2021

At Williamsburgh Primary School we have used QR codes, videos and drone footage to enhance viewer engagement and experience of Nursery – P1 transition. By… Read more

Lenzie Meadow Primary School – HOW TO CREATE HIGHLY ENGAGING CONTENT Lisa Ann Tani

May 11, 2021

‘HOW TO CREATE HIGHLY ENGAGING CONTENT Have you ever created a digital resource and felt that it was somewhat uninspiring? It is easily done. We… Read more

Using Microsoft Forms to Support Learners and Assess Understanding

February 9, 2021

Gayle Badger is a Biology and Science teacher from Johnstone High School in Renfrewshire. She has been using Microsoft Forms to support and assess learners… Read more

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Teaching English with O365 Forms, Susan Galloway, Drumchapel High School

December 7, 2020

Susan Galloway, from Drumchapel High School in Glasgow, shares how she has used O365 Forms to engage learners and improve attainment in English with it.… Read more

Glasgow’s Digital Journey to Attainment and Equity

December 7, 2020

Richard McKean and Laura McEachran, from Glasgow City Council, recently shared their authority’s journey at the Aspire2Be learning festival. They outlined how they have been… Read more

Having the skills and opportunity to work with others using digital technology, Heriot Primary, Renfrewshire

October 12, 2020

Kay Harvey, Heriot Primary School, Renfrewshire (@HeriotPrimary) Whenever I plan a lesson, I refer to the Digital Learner poster to ensure that I am incorporating… Read more

Celebrating Computing Science on Ada Lovelace Day 2020 in Glasgow

October 12, 2020

Richard McKean from Glasgow City Council wanted to share a massive thanks from everyone involved in digital learning across Glasgow this Ada Lovelace Day: “We… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey One Moment in Time – Assessment

August 3, 2020

This unique period in our history needed to be captured. It was one moment in time that, we will not experience again in our lifetime,… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey To app, or not to app, that is the question

July 24, 2020

According to the New York Times (Nicas and Collins, 2019), there are now over 2 million apps available on the Apple App Store, anything you… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Lights, Camera, Action! Sustaining Engagement

July 20, 2020

“Today’s young people should be taught using video games because they have ‘much lower attention spans’ than in the past” Headline quote from Mohit Midha,… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Team Mossend

July 3, 2020

At the beginning of Lockdown, John Swinney stated that schools should, ‘respond in a variety of imaginative, creative and stimulating ways to support continuity in… Read more

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Unfortunately, fortunate

June 29, 2020

Unfortunately, on Tuesday 17th March 2020 we were told that we were classed as ‘clinically vulnerable’ to Covid-19 due to underlying health conditions and would… Read more

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Creating the Remote Inclusive Classroom, MIE Scotland Blog

June 21, 2020

This post was written for the MIE Scotland blog by Chris Gerrard. The transition to remote, and now blended learning, has been incredibly challenging for… Read more

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Preparing for blended learning

June 19, 2020

  Blended learning that maximises the time in the classroom with the teacher and provides an engaging online experience is the challenge many schools are… Read more

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Navigating Digital Learning Through Curriculum Planning.

June 9, 2020

Learning and Teaching At Rosshall Academy, the announcement by Glasgow City Council that every student would receive an iPad came at a time when staff… Read more

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Growth Mindset for Experienced Teachers, Mandy Davidson Lenzie Academy

June 8, 2020

  Hi I am Mandy Davidson Acting Principal Teacher Curriculum Support (Wider Achievement) RME/RMPS/Care  at Lenzie Academy. I came to be a Microsoft Expert because… Read more

Coalburn Primary – A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning

June 5, 2020

A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning  Our story begins in 2017 when Coalburn Primary School received 11 Chromebooks as… Read more

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Tinto Primary & Nursery Classes – Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite

June 5, 2020

Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite Over the past year I have been developing my digital skills as a teacher and as ICT… Read more

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Adapting to Teaching Online – Gillian Gillen, All Saints Secondary School, Glasgow

May 27, 2020

  Since lockdown kicked in my main concern as a teacher has been – how do we reach our learners? Pupils had all been given… Read more

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Pupil and Parental Engagement at St Mark’s Primary School, East Renfrewshire

May 20, 2020

Increasing Pupil and Parental Engagement at St Mark’s with Twitter Tweets by StMarksPrimary1   In St. Mark’s, we have been working hard to increase parental… Read more

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30 Days of Creativity

May 20, 2020

Glasgow Education Services CREATE was set up in 2016 to raise the profile of expressive arts and creativity as a means to raise attainment and… Read more

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Digital Registers at Mearns Primary, East Renfrewshire

May 20, 2020

Digital Registers at Mearns Primary Our class teachers set a question on the assignment tab asking if the pupil is present or not. This allows… Read more

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Remote Learning in Glasgow

May 19, 2020

To date 81% of teachers and 41% of pupils now have 1:1 managed iPads through our Connected Learning Programme. The deployment has now restarted remotely… Read more

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Photography Competition at Hillview primary School, East Renfrewshire

May 18, 2020

  Photography Competition  During this period of closure it is more important than ever to have families involved. Our photography competition invites all our stakeholders… Read more

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Online Learning at St John’s Primary School, East Renfrewshire

May 18, 2020

Online Learning at St John’s Primary School  St John’s, in Barrhead, have created their very own free-to-use website for teachers, parents and pupils to support… Read more

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Case study on student engagement in virtual classrooms.

May 14, 2020

In just a few short months the entire education system has changed, not only within Scotland but across the world. In response to the current… Read more

Gauging Engagement at Our Lady of the Missions Primary, East Renfrewshire

May 14, 2020

Using Google Classroom Data to Gauge Engagement   Each class uses Google Classroom as the vehicle to support learning and teaching. The teachers set up… Read more