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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Social Enterprise Academy: Online learning offer

The Social Enterprise Academy, a social change organisation that helps people to use their personal strengths to build sustainable enterprises and achieve greater social impact,  has responded to the latest challenges education faces in the current crises and is offering a number of online learning opportunities.   Community Champions Challenge Our exciting new home learning activities give Scotland’s young people the opportunity to contribute to their community whilst developing their own skills

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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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Castlemilk High School-Skills Framework

Developing young people’s skills is a priority in Castlemilk High School. The leadership team comprising of a senior staff member, a Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) lead, youth worker, careers advisor and MCR pathways coordinator have adopted a streamlined and transparent approach to developing young people’s skills for life, learning and work. To support this, a ‘Skills Framework’ – known as ‘the Two ships and the 3’C’s’ has been implemented

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DYW – Professional Engagement: Support Offer

In these unprecedented times Education Scotland would like to ensure you continue to receive the professional support you may require around DYW in order to stay ahead of developments. As current circumstances are unfolding we cannot be certain what the impact will be on the employability prospects of young people from here on in.  However what is already becoming clear is the seismic impact of this current pandemic on the

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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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Senior Phase Programme, a school-college partnership.

Glasgow City Council in partnership with East Dunbartonshire and East Renfrewshire have created an effective school-college partnership. The programme currently supports over 1000 young people to ensure that all young people are supported toward a career pathway.   There are two strands: SCQF Levels 1-3 SCQF Levels 4-7 Links have been developed with the local colleges to provide a wide range of different courses and levels in order to showcase

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Bo’ness Academy-Partners and the Community

Bo’ness has designed a clear strategy and has well-established approaches to developing in its young people skills for learning, life and work. The strategy involves establishing local, regional and partnerships to provide real- life contexts for learning. Curriculum leaders are using partners to provide a context to the learning and an insight of the working environment. Young people find this to be motivational and are enjoying the skills led curriculum.

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Founders4Schools – News

Announcing the Founders4Schools iPad App On October 9th we announced the new Founders4Schools iPad App being rolled out across schools in Glasgow City. A brand new tool for teachers who want their students to benefit from encounters with local business leaders. The first version of the app will let teachers go through the full booking process: set up your event, share the details with us and find suitable speakers from

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An Deasbad Naiseanta 2018

The preliminary rounds of the National Gaelic Schools Debate will take place on 6 and 7 November 2018. This year marks the twentieth national debate.  By participating in this competition, young people in Gaelic Medium Education are afforded an opportunity to develop their debating skills through the medium of Gaelic. Education Scotland is pleased to be a sponsor for this competition along with Bòrd na Gàidhlig, The Scottish Government, Skills Development

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