Glasgow 2014 Athletes’ Village Art Competition – register your interest now!

Game On Scotland is asking every school in Scotland to get their pupils to design posters to be placed in the rooms of the Athletes’ Village. We’ll guarantee to every individual school that takes part that their chosen artwork will be displayed in the village – your pupils’ work could end up in the bedroom of Usain Bolt, Tom Daley or any of the talented athletes coming to Scotland from

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Red Nose Day – Glow Meet: 6 February, at 11.15am

Red Nose Day is back on Friday 15th March! Gather your teachers and pupils and join the team from Comic Relief for this pre event on Glow TV. Get top tips on making Red Nose Day in your school fun and easy and develop understanding on how money raised can transform lives. Comic Relief have tailor-made resources, easy fundraising ideas and curriculum-linked learning activities that will encourage laughing and learning

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Win a Visit from Clyde, the Glasgow 2014 Mascot

The Game On Scotland team wishes you a Happy New Year with the offer of registering to win a visit from Clyde, the official Glasgow 2014 mascot. Clyde – Glasgow 2014’s official mascot – has been busy visiting local communities over the last few months to let everyone know more about the Commonwealth Games and in the New Year he is keen to visit as many schools as he can.

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Red Nose Day is back! – 15 March 2013

Want to plan a humdinger of a Red Nose Day? Leave it to your students,  says John Duncan of Westhill Academy Just days from the end of last Red Nose Day I couldn’t help thinking about the next one. What would my students come up with this time? ‘Gunge your students’ had gone down extremely well, especially with the teachers, and had raised three times the money of the teacher-gunging

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Midlothian Profiling Videos

Midlothian Council has kindly agreed to share some videos they have created which feature learners discussing profiling.  These videos were recently shown at the Education Authority Assessment Forum and can be downloaded from the National Assessment Glow Group by clicking here.

Global Citizenship Drop-in session (Glow Meet)

Theme:  Developing Global Citizens – A whole school approach Day:  Tuesday, 6th December Time:  3.45pm – 4.45pm Following the success of our first Glow drop-in event, the Developing Global Citizenship Team are once again making themselves available on our new Glow TV channel to share inspirational practice and ideas and also to answer any questions you may have about global citizenship.  This is an informal session open to any practitioner

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New open day programme 2011/12

New global citizenship open day study visits! We are pleased to announce a new series of the popular, inspiring and practical school open days from Education Scotland’s Developing Global Citizens team. Sign up by contacting globalcitizens@educationscotland.gov.uk or call 0141 252 5000 There is increasing recognition that the rich contexts and learning approaches associated with global citizenship are a powerful means of engaging with Curriculum for Excellence.  In this initiative, selected

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School Open Day Event: Woodacre Nursery School, Glasgow City, 18 November 2011

Time:  9:30am – 3.00pm Theme:  International and citizenship education within Early Years Woodacre Nursery invites practitioners to visit the school and find out about their dynamic international education programme gaining them full International Schools Award, Green Flag status and the ‘Trades House Citizenship Award’. The nursery school has been involved in Global Citizenship Education for the last 6 years embedding many initiatives related to this theme into their curriculum.  Key

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Online Global Citizenship Calendar now live!

Education Scotland has launched an online calendar version of the Global Citizenship calendar that allows practitioners to plan rich learning experiences across the curriculum.  The online version includes background information and resource ideas for each date in the calendar. Access the online calendar here Download a hard copy of the calendar. If you wish to order multiple copies please email klaus.mayer@educationscotland.gov.uk

Forest Pitch – Meet the artist in a Glowing Thursday!

Glowing Thursday 10th November 2011 Forest Pitch – football strip design competition! Meet the artist! Join us on 10th November at 11am on Glow TV! An opportunity to meet Scottish artist Craig Coulthard, creator of the highly innovative art project Forest Pitch. Funded by Creative Scotland and part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Forest Pitch will culminate in two football matches between amateur players who have recently taken up

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