Early Learning and Childcare

Please visit the National Early Learning and Childcare PLC

The Early Learning and Childcare Hub is a virtual learning environment for early learning and childcare practitioners where you can share information and work with colleagues from your local authority or across Scotland.

There is access to support materials and up to date information on policy and practice in the early years.

 

Early Learning and Childcare Posts

How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? St Patrick’s, South Ayrshire June 24, 2020

How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? – A Professional Enquiry Daniella Mancini (@missmancini27) I set out to investigate the… Read more

Parent and Community Engagement during ‘Lockdown’ June 23, 2020

I have always viewed Dalintober PS & ELC as a ‘community’ school, in its truest sense.   Our commitment to ensuring that we actively communicate with… Read more

Jayne Mays, Fintry Primary – Online Learning with STEM Challenges June 16, 2020

When the prospect of a lockdown became apparent I, as an RCT teacher for the whole school, began to panic. My main concern was 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

Frances Wright Nursery – Digital Engagement with Learners and Families May 27, 2020

      At Frances Wright Nursery we have used our nursery Twitter page to engage, not just with the parents, but also with the… Read more

Learning at Home with Troqueer Primary School, Dumfries and Galloway May 26, 2020

by Cathy Mackenzie, Acting Depute Head Teacher and P6/7 Class Teacher This video demonstrates Troqueer Primary School’s approach to using Microsoft Teams to support learning… Read more

CALL Scotland’s Shirley Lawson shines the spotlight on iPad Accessibility May 26, 2020

The iPad is a popular, cool portable tablet which is commonly used to watch videos, play games and for social media.  In recent days, the… Read more

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

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

Team MIEE Scotland share remote learning stories May 19, 2020

The Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts from across Scotland have shared examples of how they are using Office365 within Glow in their settings. These examples come… Read more

Webinar : Barefoot Computing Showcase May 19, 2020

Thursday 4th June 2020, 2pm Showcasing Barefoot Computing plugged and unplugged activities which can be used at home or in school to develop computational thinking.… Read more

Webinar: Evidencing Learning through iMovie including Green Screen May 19, 2020

Tuesday 9th June 2020, 2pm Showcasing the range of tool within iMovie and its potential use in all areas of the curriculum. This session will… Read more

Webinar: Evidencing Learning through Book Creator May 19, 2020

Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 2pm Showcasing the range of tools within the free version of BookCreator and its potential use in all areas of the… Read more

Early Years Digital Learners at Bathgate Early Years Centre December 11, 2019

Early Level Digital Learners at Bathgate Early Years Centre, West Lothian sharing on using the internet at nursery and what this means to them.   Read more

Staff Digital Skills Development at Bathgate Early Years Centre December 11, 2019

Staff at Bathgate Early Years Centre, West Lothian sharing on having a positive attitude towards digital CLPL and how the creation of a digital strategy… Read more