Category Archives: CfE

The first 6 DYW e-bulletins for 2016

DYW e bull jan 16The DYW e-bulletin has become a rather popular monthly publication  which provides informative news pieces for all those  involved in the deliver of the DYW agenda.

You can sign up the DYW e-bulletin here.

Should you have missed any of this year’s editions you can access these here:

January ’16

February ’16

March ’16

April ’16

May ’16

June ’16

 

NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics

Small - Module 22 Session 1Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 10th May at 4pm for Module 22 Session 1- Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics – Early Years and Primary.

The aims of this session are to:
•Understand the meaning of ‘contextualised learning’
•Discuss when to use contextualised learning and discrete learning within the context of numeracy and mathematics (in early years and primary)
•Look at different ways of contextualising learning from early through to second level in numeracy and mathematics. This session is aimed at practioners of Early Years and Primary aged pupils.

Sign up and register now in Glow TV – NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics 2

Small - Module 22 Session 2Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 17th May at 4pm for Module 22 Session 2 – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics – Secondary.

The aims of this session are to:
•Further understand the meaning of ‘contextualised learning’
•Discuss when to use contextualised learning and discrete learning within the context of numeracy and mathematics (in Secondary)
•Look at different ways of contextualising learning from Broad general Education through to senior phase in numeracy and mathematics.

Sign up and register to take part live in Glow TV – NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics 2

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

NNM – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world

Small - Module 21Join the team at Education Scotland on Thursday 28th April at 4pm for Module 21 – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world.

The aims of this session are to:
•Offer an overview of the different methodologies used to teach numeracy and mathematics in high achieving OECD countries.
•Compare the differences in approach to introducing key concepts in these comparator countries. •Explore how some of the effective methodologies may be incorporated into the Scottish curriculum.

The session is suitable for practitioners of pupils aged 3-18.

Register now to take part in the live event – NNM – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world.

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

Explore Buddhism

Small - Samye LingGlow TV continues looking at world religions and enabling pupils to ask their varied questions about different faiths.

Join us live on Wednesday 27th April at 11am from the Samye Ling, a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and Centre for World Peace and Health where you will have the opportunity to speak to Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche the Abbot and Retreat Master. You can find out about the Samye Ling Centre which attracts thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the magnificent temple and grounds or to attend one of the many courses on offer and also ask Lama Yeshe all your questions about Buddhism.

Register now to take part live – Explore Buddhism

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

NNM – Planning for effective assessment

Small - Module 20Join the Numeracy and Mathematics team at Education Scotland for Module 20 of the series entitled Planning for Effective Assessment. This session is aimed at practitioners of pupils aged 3-18.

Register now to take part live on the day – NNM – Planning for effective assessment

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

Learner Peer Tutoring

Small- Scottish Attainment ChallengeJoin Carol Wood on Friday 22nd April at 1pm as she discusses the current definition for peer tutoring and exploring its effect size on learning with regard to the Scottish Attainment Challenge. Whether working in pairs or in small groups, structured peer-assisted tutoring facilitates clear support in learning and boosts attainment.

Register to take part live – Learner Peer Tutoring

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

Japan – Learn More!

Small - Japan EventJapan came to P1 students in North Berwick in the form of sushi chefs, taiko drummers, karate teachers and much more. The pupils spent an afternoon learning about all of this plus origami, Japanese writing and taking a virtual tour around Tokyo with Google virtual reality!

Join us on Thursday 21st April at 1.45pm to find out what learners thought of making and trying Japanese food, put your own questions to the pupils, ask anything at all about Japan and get a live response from the Japanese Consul General himself….and finally, join us for a simple karaoke singalong in Japanese.

Register now to take part – Japan – Learn More!

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.

Paul Murdoch Author Assignment to Bali

Paul Murdoch ImageLast year author Paul Murdoch embarked on an exciting trip to the East Bali jungle to work with the East Bali Poverty Project where he visited six newly constructed schools. He’d like you to follow his adventure!

During his time there he wrote a blog about what he did when he was there and what he learnt about the people, the country and the wildlife.

Join Paul as he re-lives his adventure and take a look through his window on another world with the eight video diaries he produced. Through the blog you can answer his challenges and ask him questions, first hand, about his adventure, the plight of the Balinese children and their writing with him! – Paul Murdoch Author Assignment to Bali