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
NHS Education for Scotland has developed an NHSScotland Careers Resource pack which is fresh out of the box and ‘ready to go’! The pack contains a ready-made set of lessons with everything you need for a one-off lesson or a full Unit of five lessons. The pack contains: A comprehensive booklet called ‘A Career for You in Health’ which is a guide to every job family in NHSScotland. This booklet
Social Bite calls for Scotland’s young people to join movement against homelessness with first ever ‘Wee Sleep Out’ initiative
Social Bite has launched the Wee Sleep Out; a national awareness raising and fundraising campaign to get the young people of Scotland involved in the charity’s mission to end homelessness. Wee Sleep Out is calling on all teachers, youth leaders, parents and guardians to challenge young people between 8 and 16 years old to get out of their beds, and their comfort zones by organising their very own Wee Sleep
This exemplar outlines a 8 week programme that helps learners in S2 to gain valuable experiences, skills and qualifications in relation to the world of work. Delivered in partnership with a number or organisations this PSHE course component provides learner with the opportunities to develop a wide variety of employability and career management skills as well as key attributes and dispositions to better prepare them for the world of work. This
In December 2017 the Dundee Rep Theatre ran their Enterprise @ the Rep project which saw 73 young people work with more than 30 members of staff and visiting artists across 10 departments over 2 days. Now in its 9th year, this unique project sits at the heart of our core mission to embed Creative Learning practices across the Rep theatre, enabling us to not only develop greater creative opportunities
Please find below Food Education News for June 2017, which includes links to resources to support Food & Health as well as information about opportunities for staff and pupils. Food Health news JUNE 2017 1. Using food as a context to raise attainment & close the gap Scottish Learning Festival Thursday 21st September 10.45am – 11.45am http://www.slfexhibition.com/ Using exemplars from schools across Scotland, this workshop aims to empower practitioners to
Food for Thought Education Fund Food for Thought Phase 5 application The Food for Thought Education Fund gives financial support to develop Food and Health as a context for learning. The fund aims to improve practitioner confidence in providing progressive, high quality learning experiences which help to embed food education into the ethos of the establishment. It also provides an opportunity to plan and implement learning experiences which build sustainability
The ability to work with numbers is an essential part of being financially capable. This has been recognised recently in a number of support materials recently published by Education Scotland. The first of these is the National Numeracy and Progression Framework. This includes a progression pathway on money (linked to the experiences and outcomes for money in Curriculum for Excellence) One of the key aspects of this framework is the
Creativity: The Big Picture – new Creativity JPEGs available for use in presentations, reports, posters and online.
The following JPEGs and PNGs (with a transparent background) are drawn from the Creativity: The Big Picture infographic available on the National Improvement Hub. Please use and share the images as widely as possible with educators, learners and partners in presentations, reports, posters and online. You can also build your own infographics from scratch using the Everything Is Creative online tool and make your own use of the artwork you see here.
What are creativity skills? – new Creativity JPEGs available for use in presentations, reports, posters and online.
The following JPEGs and PNGs (with a transparent background) are drawn from the What are creativity skills? infographic, poster for learners, poster for staff, and poster for early learning and childcare settings, all available on the National Improvement Hub. Please use and share the images as widely as possible with educators, learners and partners in presentations, reports, posters and online. You can also build your own infographics from scratch using the Everything Is