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05 Oct 2018

World Teachers' Day 2018

A blog by Ailsa Galashan about the importance of teachers on World Teachers' Day 2018.
24 Sep 2018

#1minPL - GTCS resources to support professional learning

This month we kick off with our bite-sized series of professional learning tips by exploring the GTCS resources available to registrants.
03 Sep 2018

Childhood poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences

This post offers some reflective questions to help teachers to start thinking about and addressing the impact of childhood poverty and adverse childhood experiences.
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.
12 Jun 2018

SpeakOUT - Challenging Anti-LGBT+ Language in your school

We are asking you to consider how the language used in schools and the classroom can impact on the LGBT+ members of the school community.
04 Apr 2018

Challenge to Change Conference

Ailsa Galashan shares her experience of attending the Challenge to Change event in Perth. The event was organised by senior pupils and aimed to tackle difficult equality issues such as body image and motivation.
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.
20 Mar 2018

Gathering evidence of impact

What does evidence of impact mean? Why do I have to gather evidence of impact? How do I gather evidence of impact? Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson offers her advice on these key questions and more.
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.
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.