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20 Feb 2018

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Charlaine Simpson shares her experience of attending the ‘Leadership for Resilience’ event, which explored how Adverse Childhood Experiences can effect children’s lifelong wellbeing.
07 Feb 2018

Six subjects to pick for a top career in cyber security

Claire Gillespie from Skills Development Scotland highlights six pathways in order to begin a career in cyber security.
05 Feb 2018

ICSEI Conference January 2018

Louise Sanders recounts her experience at ICSEI 2018 in Singapore. She describes the conference highlights and goes into an in-depth summary of the daily events and speakers.
22 Jan 2018

Collaborative professionalism

Charlaine Simpson discusses the concept of "collaborative professionalism", a thread that ran through this year’s International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement.
18 Dec 2017

Embracing cyber safety

Toni Scullion, recently named Scotland's Cyber Security Teacher of the Year, expresses her interest in cyber safety within schools.
22 Nov 2017

#PedagooMuckle - Levenmouth

Our Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson shares her experience of attending a TeachMeet at Levenmouth Academy.
07 Nov 2017

The Big Spotacular is back

BBC Children in Need is partnering with Bank of Scotland once again for the second year of their fundraising appeal – the Big Spotacular.
11 Oct 2017

Learning to love thy neighbour

The British Council’s Stephen Hull examines teachers’ unique role in building strong and inclusive societies.
04 Oct 2017

The betty bus visits Scotland

The betty bus recently travelled to schools in Scotland, where trained facilitators delivered a free, PSHE curriculum-linked period education programme.
28 Sep 2017

Learning potential in greenspaces

Sharon Cunningham, Outdoor Learning Officer, explains how Scottish Natural Heritage’s new resource can help you to find, access and use your local greenspace for learning.