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04 Apr 2018

Catching the Bookbug!

Ailsa Galashan attended the Bookbug annual conference to learn more about the work they do in supporting families to read, sing and play with their very young children.
01 Mar 2018

Reading into World Book Day

World Book Day is an opportunity for us to encourage children and young people to enjoy and appreciate books.
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.
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.
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.
28 Sep 2017

Keep the Joy Alive

Emma Moore from CHAS tells us about their new poetry competition, Keep the Joy Alive.
25 Aug 2017

An innovative approach to raising attainment

Aimee Canavan of Wholistic Life - Coaching for Kids, tells us about the work of her organisation.
20 Jun 2017

Sparking curiosity with STEM competitions

Dr Zoe Moncrieff, Chemistry teacher at Inveralmond Community High School, writes about preparing pupils for a future in STEM.