Portlethen Academy: Raising the profile of skills in learning and teaching.

Every classroom has a poster for Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Pupil-friendly definitions of these skills were produced by a working group of staff. Teachers are asked to make reference to these skills in their learning intentions and success criteria and in the content of the lesson itself. The impact of DYW is discussed in the videos: All S1 pupils are recording the development of

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Portlethen Academy: Raising the profile of skills in learning and teaching.

Every classroom has a poster for Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Pupil-friendly definitions of these skills were produced by a working group of staff. Teachers are asked to make reference to these skills in their learning intentions and success criteria and in the content of the lesson itself. The impact of DYW is discussed in the videos: All S1 pupils are recording the development of

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Lochend Community High School: Developing the Young Workforce

At Lochend Community High school they strive to open up opportunities for all of young people regardless of ability or background. They have a strong focus on Developing the Young Workforce across the whole school and through their links with colleges, universities, employers, local business and other organisations. They want to embed work related learning opportunities across the whole school. They continue to expand and develop skills through a range

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Developing the Young Workforce – Early Learning & Childcare and Primary Focus

In order to support the implementation of DYW at early learning & childcare and primary school level Education Scotland DYW team are bringing  together teachers, practitioners and DYW leads with experience and interest in this area to participate in workshops. There are three workshops planned in early 2020. The aims of the workshops are to: • share current practice and experiences; • scope requirements to enhance DYW implementation in this

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Scottish Learning Festival 2019 DYW Workshops

The conference, organised by Education Scotland, boasts over 100 seminars and a fantastic line up of keynote speakers and opportunities for professional networking. With a combination of top quality keynote speakers, interactive seminars and the ever popular exhibition, SLF is the ideal place to share thinking and discuss education. Dates 25-26 September 2019 Information about this year’s DYW themed workshops can be found in the DYW-Flyer-SLF1 and in the summary below: A whole school approach

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National Digital Learning Week 2019

National Digital Learning Week is back! This year the event will take place Monday 13 until Friday 17 May. For this year’s even all Early Learning and Childcare Centres and Schools across Scotland are invited to take part in 5 Curriculum focused challenges in: STEM, Social Studies, Expressive Arts, Numeracy and Literacy. Here’ a 2 minute video that tells you everything you need to know about the event. Visit the Glow

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Scottish Learning Festival: Details of the seminar for Gaelic Education

Seminar Title: Early learning, early gains in reducing the attainment gap in Gaelic Medium Education (GME) Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Time: 9.30am Venue: Leven Seminar Code: L1A Registration for the seminar: http://ow.ly/oO8n30k1UGB  The Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) is Scotland’s key educational event. We look forward to inviting you to a seminar for the Gaelic sector at 9.30am on Wednesday 19 September.  This will have a focus on raising attainment

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Primary Science Education Conference (PSEC) is coming to Edinburgh!

The Primary Science Education Conference (PSEC) is coming to Edinburgh in June 2019. It will bring together teachers and primary science experts from across the UK and internationally to share best practice in primary science teaching. From 6-8 June 2019, the comprehensive programme will offer outstanding professional development in primary science, complemented by a dynamic exhibition specifically focussed on primary science teaching. Now is the perfect time to register your interest

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Making Scotland a STEM Nation

STEM Education and Training Strategy for Scotland has now been published A STEM (Sciences Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy was launched in the Scottish Parliament last week by Ms Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science. The Strategy, together with a STEM Evidence Base Report, is now available to download from: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/10/1386/downloads A central focus on the strategy is to enable everyone to develop

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