Learning Through Technology Award


Do you know a school or centre that has:

  • Developed a vibrant and progressive culture and climate of continuous innovation.
  • A culture and ethos that promotes respect, ambition and achievement while improving outcomes for all learners in ways which eliminate inequity.

If so the Scottish Education Awards would like to hear about your nomination.

Further details can be found at: SEA2015_Flyer_Learning through technology_Final

Computing Science – CPD materials

Staff training materials commissioned by Education Scotland covering the new web development topics in Higher and Advanced Higher Computing Science are now available here: http://cfecomputing.org.uk/.  Coding languages included in the resource are

  • HTML5/CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • PHP

The HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript materials have been created using Codecademy. The JQuery, PHP and PHP/MySQL materials are available as online or downloadable HTML pages with access to a live MySQL database to further develop your skills in this area.

You can see more details of the course here.

Examples of what is available illustrated below. 


PHP/MySQL Screenshot


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Create a book trailer and win £250 of book tokens!

If you want a brilliant way to promote reading for pleasure and enhance critical reading skills, look no further than book trailers! Head over to Scottish Book Trust’s web site where you can find out more about our Scottish Children’s Book Awards book trailer competition.

We’ve got loads of book trailer resources, including tutorial videos, exemplars and a full unit of work to get you started. The closing date for the competition is 6th February 2015.