Category Archives: Glow TV

Outdoor Learning – Your questions answered!

small-outdoor-learning-qaJoin us on Thursday 10th November at 4pm for an opportunity to have your Outdoor Learning questions answered

During this Glow TV event you will have a chance to ask a panel of teachers and practitioners all the questions you may have about using outdoor learning as a context for learning in your establishment. Whether it’s as part of a nurture programme, to raise attainment in literacy or numeracy or for developing your school grounds we will help to answer your questions and give some ideas and advice to utilising the wonderful resource that is outdoor learning.

Sign up now to take part live in Glow TV – Outdoor Learning – Your questions answered!

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.

Poppyscotland Remembrance

small-poppy-scotlandJoin us live from Poppy Scotland on Tuesday 8th November at 11am to find out more about Remembrance and the significance of the poppy.

This year Poppyscotland have once again teamed up with Glow TV to bring you an event about Remembrance and the significance of the poppy. Take part in a live question and answer session with staff and veterans from Poppyscotland and Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh, where 5 million poppies are hand-made each year.

Register now to take part live in Glow TV – Poppyscotland Remembrance

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.

A Year in the Life of an Arable Farmer

small-arable-farmerJoin RHET on Tuesday 1st November at 10.30am as we follow Peter, a farmer near Linlithgow over the course of the year.

Find out what happens on an arable farm at different times of year and ask us any questions on food and farming you may have.

Sign up and join us live – A Year in the Life of an Arable Farmer

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.

Scots Sing-along with Jeana Leslie

small-jeana-leslieJoin Jeana Leslie on Friday 28th October at 10am for this interactive event to learn two songs from around Scotland. You will be able to sing -along with Jeana (words will be on the screen) and ask her questions.

We’re all looking forward to singing with you!

Sign up and join us live – Scots Sing-along with Jeana Leslie

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.

Scottish Youth Poetry Slam

small-poetry-slamJoin us live from The Beacon in Inverclyde on Thursday 27th October at 1pm for the final of the Scottish Youth Poetry Slam 2016.

A Poetry Slam is an event in which 12 or more poets perform their work and are judged by a panel and audience reaction through heats. Over the past 2 months there have been regional Scottish Youth Poetry Slams where young people, selected by their peers, worked together in a workshop to compete in a Regional Slam. Winners of the Regional Slams went forward to compete in the Scottish Youth Poetry Slam.

The Slam final is an exciting, live event that is hosted with a guest band and three judges who score the performed poems. Scoring is based on audience reaction, the participant’s performance and the poem’s content. Judges will be selected from our partner organisations.

Join us at the live final to watch The Slam and find out who the final winners will be.

Sign up and join us live – Scottish Youth Poetry Slam

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.

Gaelic Writing

small-gaelic-book-councilEducation Scotland, in partnership with Comhairle nan Leabhraichean, invites you to join a Gaelic Writing Glow TV session with Gaelic author and actor Catriona Lexy Campbell on Wednesday 5th October.

During this session Catriona Lexy will; describe how she has developed her career in Gaelic writing, discuss ways in which practitioners can inspire children and young people to write in Gaelic, suggest ways in which practitioners can further develop Gaelic writing skills, linking to CfE Es and Os.

This session will be of particular interest to practitioners at the upper primary and secondary stages. This session will be delivered through the medium of Gaelic and will last approximately 45 minutes.

Sign up now to join us live in Glow TV – Gaelic Writing.

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.

Food for Thought Phase 4 – Question and Answer Session

small-food-for-thoughtJoin the team at Education Scotland on Monday 3rd October at 3.45pm for an update on Food for Thought Phase 4 and ask any questions that are on your mind.

With projects now underway, this is an opportunity to ask questions and share your knowledge and advice with others. Whether it is your shopping list, your business partner, your timescales, your celebrations, really whatever is on your mind. We will invite Phase 3 schools to join us as well and hopefully they can share some of their do’s and don’ts!

Sign up and join us live on the day – Food for Thought Phase 4 – Question and Answer Session

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.

A Further Discussion With John Swinney MSP

Small - Further DFMJoin John Swinney in another Glow TV event to discuss ways to reduce teacher workload on Tuesday 13th September at 6.15pm. You will have the opportunity to ask questions live to Mr Swinney or submit a question prior to the event.

To follow up his recent Glow Meet, John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, is offering an additional opportunity to education practitioners to discuss Curriculum for Excellence, the recently published Statement and Benchmarks, and other actions to help reduce teacher workload. He will be joined by Graeme Logan, Strategic Director, who was actively involved in developing the Statement and Benchmarks, and who is currently leading the Scottish Attainment Challenge for Education Scotland.

Once again, the questions will come from Scotland’s teachers and education practitioners. If you can’t take part on Tuesday, please send a question in advance to Jennifer.mckay@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk. We will do our best to answer as many questions as we can during the Glow Meet and we will publish answers to any questions that we don’t manage to address.

Sign up now to take part live in Glow TV – A Further Discussion with John Swinney MSP

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.

Scottish Interfaith Week 2016

Small - Interfaith ScotlandJoin Dr Maureen Sier, Director of Interfaith Scotland and Frances Hume, Development Officer to find out more about Scottish Interfaith Week 2016 on Thursday 1st September at 4pm.

Dr Maureen Sier, Director of Interfaith Scotland and Frances Hume, Development Officer will share about Scottish Interfaith Week 2016 – what it is, why it is important, and what resources are available for teachers to mark the week in schools. Scottish Interfaith Week is taking place from 13th – 20th November. The week provides an opportunity to celebrate Scotland’s diversity and to plan events that bring people together to promote dialogue, understanding and co-operation between people of all faiths and none.

The theme of Scottish Interfaith Week this year is ‘Religion and the Media’, recognising the powerful effect that the media can have on people of different faiths. Maureen and Frances will outline resources available for teachers on this theme. They will also give an outline of the work of Interfaith Scotland including the variety of workshops that they offer in schools.

Sign up and join live in Glow TV – Scottish Interfaith Week 2016

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.