Game On Scotland Glow Meet series

Join us for a series of 19 exciting montly Glow meets running throughout the academic year 2013/14. The themed sessions are being broadcast live for all Glow users and will provide a wide variety of stimulating opportunities to engage with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Who are the Glow meets for? The sessions will allow practitioners and learners find out more and get directly involved in educational opportunities related to

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Game On Scotland Inverness event: 18 November 2013

When? Wednesday, 18 November 2013 Where? Drumossie Hotel, Inverness With around 300 days before the biggest multi-sport and cultural event ever to come to Scotland, we invite practitioners to join us and find out more on how the Commonwealth Games may provide help you to create stimulating learning opportunities across the curriculum and beyond. It will showcase inspirational initiatives from schools across the board and highlight programmes available to teachers

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Make a Local Champion feel like a Commonwealth Champion

Yesterday (9 October 2013), the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay was launched at Buckingham Palace by Her Majesty the Queen, beginning its epic journey around the 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth. It won’t be long before the baton returns to Scotland – and organisers want you to be part of its final journey! The baton holding the Queen’s Message will cross continents, terrains and time zones. Once its

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Game On Scotland – Glow Meet

CPD session 1: Interdisciplinary learning through the 2014 Commonwealth Games Focus: Expressive Arts & Creativity Tuesday, 3 September, 4pm – 4.45pm Join here: http://bit.ly/gosexpressivearts This is the first Glow Meet in a new series around the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games highlighting opportunities for interdisciplinary across all 8 curriculum areas. This CPD session will provide practitioners with a kaleidoscope of ideas and opportunities in using the Games as a context for

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Commonwealth Class: BBC live debate

DEBATE TIME: Thursday, 13th of June from 1100-1300;                Target age:  7 – 14 Join pupils around the world for the first ever Commonwealth Class debate. How it works In class, watch the film on the Commonwealth Class website about the ‘women behind the fastest man alive’. Talk about this in class and gather some opinions, examples and comments to share with pupils around the world. Go back to this page

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Join the “Commonwealth Class”

The BBC, the British Council and the Commonwealth Secretariat have joined forces to bring you Commonwealth Class, an exciting new opportunity for schools. Commonwealth Class is a special initiative that provides teaching resources, online debates and interactive activities for schools to mark the run-up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It celebrates the values of the Commonwealth and connects schools and young people as they learn about how to be active,

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Brand new Game On Scotland materials!

Three new exciting learning journeys as well as an additional three videos have been released this week on Game On Scotland. Learning Journeys The learning journeys have been developed around migration and human rights issues with Community Learning in mind as well as in support of creativity and expressive arts: Glasgow – Constantly renewing The Commonwealth Games – a focus for human rights, principles and actions Creating ambitions – beyond

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Glasgow 2014 unveils ticketing ambitions for accessible and family-friendly Games

Two-thirds of tickets to experience the action and thrills of the Commonwealth Games will be priced at £25 or less, it was revealed today. Announcing a family-friendly ticketing strategy focused on delivering packed stadia and a ‘Games for Everyone’, the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee unveiled that access to sporting events at one of the world’s greatest multi-sports Games will start from just £15 for adults. Half-price concessions will also be

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Event: The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – A rich context to inspire learning

When? 08:45 – 15:00, Monday, 17 June 2013 Where? Commonwealth House, Glasgow Who should attend? School leaders, local authority staff and those with a whole school responsibility for Games Legacy, including cluster initiatives and wider curriculum remits related to the Games (e.g. health and wellbeing). About the event: On Monday 17th June, there will be just 401 days before the biggest multi-sport and cultural event ever to come to Scotland

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Game On Challenge – put your goals on the map!

Is your school or organisation planning to mark the Commonwealth Games with a specific initiative? A fun run or sports day perhaps? Getting involved in the Queen’s Baton Relay? A whole school initiative? Or is your local authority running a Mini Games programme? No matter how big or small your Games related initiatives are we invite you to share them through the Game On Challenge and add to the excitement

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