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Tam Ballie, Board Member of Upstart, says a step change is needed in our approach to the early years.
How can the recruitment, teacher education and retention of Gaelic teachers in Scotland be improved?
As headteacher Ollie Bray prepares to take up a global post at the Lego Foundation in Denmark, he explains why his experience in a progressive education system will stand him in such good stead.
Charity Place2Be is running a two-year pilot programme with student teachers aiming to help prepare them to engage with mental health issues with children of all ages.
Unicef’s Rights Respecting Schools Award puts children’s rights at the heart of schools in the UK, and Scottish schools are leading the way.
Bernadette Cairns, Head of Additional Support Services at the Highland Council, explains how the local authority has responded to the need to improve support for children with Additional Support Needs in Gaelic Medium Education.
Hugh Smith, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant, challenges teachers to ‘work smart, not long’ to help manage and prioritise increasing workload.
Teaching Scotland explores the continuing debate over how reading is best taught to our young learners, examining the case for systematic synthetic phonics.
Excellence in the education sector was recognised at GTC Scotland’s national awards celebration in September.
Ken Muir discusses the importance of a new report which makes recommendations for increasing and retaining minority ethnic teachers in Scotland.

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