MAY 2020 – CLPL AT HOME
If you are currently looking to undertake some CLPL at home, you might find the following links and suggestions useful:
Scottish Government Coronavirus (COVID-19): re-opening schools guide
Scottish Government: Supporting Pupils, Parents And Teachers – Learning During Term 4
School TES subscription – please see Bryson’s email from 20/04/20 headed ‘PRD/ Professional Update’ for log in details.
PICK & MIX CLPL LISTS OF COURSES
All the CLPL opportunities you could wish for: a huge range of free/online CLPL opportunities available via this list:
FVWL-RIC-CLPL-workstream-online-professional-learning-opportunities.pdf?dm_i=LQE,6UK27,LB1XGF,RJI7A,1The Forth Valley & West Lothian RIC CLPL workstream https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/public/fvwlric/uploads/sites/7616/2020/04/29171357/
The University of Edinburgh: Moray House Professional Learning Webinars: https://www.ed.ac.uk/education/professional-learning/online-resources-teachers-parents/webinars?dm_i=LQE,6VSPE,CA881O,RMVQM,1
GTCS – WELLBEING HUB
The GTCS has created a new wellbeing hub with resources for teachers. They are adding to it all the time and there’s teacher tips, articles, webinars and other resources. It’s available here: https://gtcsnew.gtcs.org.uk/News/news/health-wellbeing.aspx
There was a GTCS webinar on De-stressing Stress by Paul Mills, who is a certified Medical Support Clinical Hypnotherapist on 09/04/20. Free Day and Night self hypnosis recordings by Paul are available to download via the GTCS site within MyPL – Resources (requires you to log in with your GTCS details).
And there’s also links on the GTCS to Claire Lavelle’s resources (Hive of Wellbeing)
There’s a guest blog post on Upstart’s blog entitled ‘How to get through the next few months’ written by Anne McKechnie who is an independent consultant forensic clinical psychologist with over 30 years’ experience of working with trauma.
Education Wellbeing Collective resources for staff and students:
GETTING TO GRIPS WITH DIGITAL TOOLS AND SUPPORTING PUPILS WHO ARE LEARNING REMOTELY
Article: 4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online: https://www.edutopia.org/article/4-tips-supporting-learning-home?dm_i=LQE,6UK27,LB1XGF,RJI78,1
Supporting Learners Remotely using Digital Tools within Glow: Webinar Support Sessions
The GTCS has published advice on online good practice: http://gtcsnew.gtcs.org.uk/web/FILES/the-standards/GTCS_guidance_engaging_online.pdf
Education Endowment Foundation: Best evidence on supporting student to learn remotely
Alex Quigley: Confident readers in our digital age
PUPIL INCLUSION RESOURCES
Pupil Inclusion Scotland has recently launched its brand new website. The Pupil Inclusion Network Scotland is the largest network supporting the voluntary sector and partners in work with learners who are vulnerable or excluded. PINS is funded by the Scottish Government Learning Directorate.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT NEEDS
See the Additional Support Needs page for links to the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit and the Autism Box: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/sasbstaffpdlr/additional-support-needs/
Teachers have access to a wide range of journal articles and books via the GTCS Professional Update – Research section. See the Useful Web Links page for instructions on how to access this: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/sasbstaffpdlr/useful-web-links/
Resources from the GTCS specifically for Probationer Teachers
Education Scotland’s Professional Learning resource (incorporating SCEL) is available via a link on the Useful Web Links page: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/sasbstaffpdlr/useful-web-links/
or go direct:
Education Scotland has also set up a section within the National Improvement Hub called Supporting online learning – links for practitioners’. Available here: https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/supporting-online-learning-links-for-practitioners/
Education Scotland’s weekly newsletter, specifically for parents and carers, which will support learning at home – Scotland Learns: Parents and Carers Newsletter: https://education.gov.scot/media/mahdmrxm/parentcarernewsissue1.pdf?dm_i=LQE,6UY0V,CA881O,RK3PU,1
National Improvement Hub: Global responses to remote learning and leadership of teams during COVID-19
SASB PROFESSIONAL READING GROUP
See the SASB Professional Reading Group page for a link to the current PRG read on Teachers as Agents of Change: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/public/sasbstaffpdlr/uploads/sites/9238/2020/01/09144120/PRG-March-2020-Teachers-Agents-of-Change.pdf
UNIVERSITY TASTER COURSES
Open University’s free courses
Free courses specifically aimed at teachers and student teachers (including some subject-specific courses)
FutureLearn’s online courses
The researchED team is sharing talks by a range of educational speakers via Youtube:
Dylan Wiliam has made a collection of his videos and presentation slides available and will be adding to them to over the coming weeks:
Tom Sherrington has made available his content around Barak Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction:
(PRE- PANDEMIC HOMEPAGE)
National model of Professional Learning
“Professional learning must focus on the education professional as a learner and how this is related to and impacts upon the learning of children, young people and adults”
– National model of professional learning
(scroll down for a list of recently added links and resources)
This shared learning area has been set up to help us collate, store and share links to online educational resources and documents which might be of professional interest.
If you wish to add any links or documents you think may be of interest to colleagues, please contact Susan Brownlie (English Department) who will be happy to upload these for everyone to access. In addition, as this resource is a work in progress and is regularly updated, if you notice any links to content no longer work, please let Susan Brownlie know.
A link to NHS Health Scotland’s Supporting teachers’ mental health and wellbeing: evidence review is available via the Research page.
A link to recordings of recent Language and Literacy webinars, hosted by the GTCS, is available via the Research page.
Links to information on the refreshing of the CfE narrative have been added to the Curriculum for Excellence page.
A link to the Empowering Parents and Carers resource, from the National Parent Forum of Scotland, is available from the Parents and Carers page.