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02 Aug 2018

Addressing the wider issue

Summer clubs are meeting a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families says Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
28 Sep 2017

Keep the Joy Alive

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