Daily Archives: Am Màrt 3rd, 2014

Naidheachdan bho Foghlam Alba 03.03.14

Basic CMYK
Scotland’s colleges
Meeting the needs of learners and employers through effective planning, application and admission processes in Scotland’s colleges

Education Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish Funding Council, has published an aspect report on the provision in Scotland’s colleges.

This report is set in the context of the reform of post-16 education and training. It reviews college admission policies, procedures and the criteria used when selecting applicants for a place on a college programme.


Curriculum for Excellence
CfE and Glow News – February 2014

The latest issue of CfE and Glow News is now available online. CfE and Glow News provides you with information on Curriculum for Excellence and support for practitioners, along with details of forthcoming Glow events.

To receive an email alert about future issues of CfE and News, please sign up on the Education Scotland email updates subscription page.


Additional support needs
Addressing the Needs of All Learners – 29 March, Larbert

Practitioners with responsibility for the delivery of physical education for children and young people with additional support needs are invited to attend this one-day event which focuses on providing positive learning environments for all learners in physical education.

This is a free event and is open to senior management, teachers and support staff from special schools, units and mainstream schools working with young people 3-18 years.

More information and registration details are on the 
Education Scotland website.
Scottish Education Awards 2014 

Nominations for the 2014 Scottish Education Awards have now closed and the judging process has begun. All finalists will be notified in late March.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination.
There is a proforma seeking feedback on four questions:
  • Does the draft Statement cover all the key elements to be considered?
  • What are the benefits and opportunities in setting out the ambitious Statement?
  • What key priority would you wish to see within an Action Plan for the final Statement?
  • How might your organisation play a key role in implementing the final Statement?
Feedback should be sent to Education Scotland(enquiries@educationscotland.gov.ukby Friday 14 March 2014.
Glow TV events:
Centre on Thursday 6 March and for those of you who are unable to attend we will be broadcasting two sessions live from there on the day.
First World WarTrench Warfare
12 March 13.30
Join the National Museum of Scotland for a unique opportunity to explore the experience of Scottish Soldiers serving on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 through objects – including uniform and weapons – and first-hand accounts of life in the trenches, including letters and photographs. The sessions will be led by one of the expert enablers, who will work with participants to build up a picture of life on the front line.
Ask the Expert – The Romans
24 March 13.30
A fantastic series of live broadcasts from the National Museum of Scotland which let pupils explore the collections and meet experts face to face. You can ask questions, come up with answers and explore object handling collections on screen.