Useful Web Links

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BBC Learning Scotland

Character Scotland (educational charity)

Education Scotland

Professional Learning resources:

Education Scotland Learning & Teaching resources
Education Scotland – Journey to Excellence
Education Scotland – National Improvement Hub
Education Scotland – Engaging parents and families: A toolkit for practitioners

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent grant-making charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
The Education Endowment Foundation
A summary of educational research on teaching 5-16 year olds.
The EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit

Glow learning Blogs – the latest news from the Education Scotland teams

GTCS Code of Professionalism and Conduct (COPAC)

Review of the Professional Standards: The Experiences of Children and Young People, September 2018
The GTCS commissioned Children in Scotland to engage
directly with children and young people, specifically
on the area of ‘values’ within the Professional Standards


GTCS Professional Values
Professional Values Learning Pack

GTCS Professional Update

Teachers have access to various materials including journal articles, via the GTCS Professional Update – Research section – available here: GTCS Research


From this page you can access the EducationHUB – an interactive online platform that provide the opportunity to share. discuss and review published practitioner produced research and enquiry. You can contribute in two ways:
  1. By publishing your own (unpublished) work to EducationHUB (research posters or summaries, practitioner enquiry articles, dissertations, theses, etc.)
  2. Reading, reviewing and discussing articles
You can also access EBSCO Resources and there are three main resources available:

1. Education Source

Education Source provides access to over 1,700 education journals (some full articles, others only extracts).

2. Leadership and Management Learning Centre (LMLC)
The LMLC provides resources specifically related to issues of leadership and management. This includes journal articles, eBooks and video resource content.
3. eBooks
A range of eBooks which have been categorised under broad research themes and they relate to key aspects of the Standards.


Sir John Jones – Website
Sir John Jones’ website – former Head Teacher, educational author and speaker.

Alan McLean’s The Motivated School – link to website

Robin Alexander – Dialogic Teaching/rethinking classroom talk



Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change (University of Glasgow)

Scottish Teachers for Enhancing Practice (STEP)
Videos from the March 2017 and April 2018 Conferences




Sutton Trust – What Makes Great Teaching? (2014)
What Makes Great Teaching – review of the underpinning research

Teacher Development Trust – Developing Great Teaching report (2015)
Developing Great Teaching report 2015

Teaching and Learning Research Summaries
summaries of educational research

TES News

WOSDEC Global Learning Centre

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