Gaelic in the great outdoors

For teachers working in the Gaelic medium, or even in mainstream English language schools who have pupils interested in learning the language, Spòrs Gàidhlig is a great new resource. The outdoor activity organisation offers opportunities to schools and young people to get them into the beautiful Scottish countryside and explore the natural landscape in the medium of Gaelic.

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Scotland’s mission to end period poverty

Period poverty is when girls and women don’t have access to sanitary products – a sad state of affairs in modern day Scotland. It leads to missing school, feelings of shame, and even using makeshift feminine hygiene like rags which can cause toxic shock. Menstrual cycles can be a taboo subject at the best of times and the embarrassment can […]

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Road safety learning within the Curriculum for Excellence

It’s Your Call but don’t be a Crash Magnet. Road Safety Scotland have developed two free road safety learning resources specifically for secondary school pupils, and linked to CfE. ‘Your Call’, is suitable for S1-S3, and ‘Crash Magnets’, for S4-S6. These online resources aim to engage young people in developing road skills to promote good peer influence and provide strategies […]

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The Big Results Day Guide

Tuesday 7 August, 2018. The date you and your pupils have been working towards for months. Finally, it arrives and the results are in. As the nerves and excitement bubble over, make sure you ace the big reveal! Across Scotland certificates will be getting delivered or the ping of a phone will have an unread SQA text. The suspense is […]

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Achieve your fitness goals with North Lanarkshire Leisure

North Lanarkshire Leisure has introduced a brand new programme to give students an insight into employment opportunities within the health and fitness industry. The programme will give students all the skills they need to start a career within the growing and exciting fitness industry. It is time to stop wishing for that new body and start working towards it. Alongside their […]

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Stress: The burnout teacher crisis

Everyone has felt strained at some point in their lives: it’s a natural reaction to a hectic lifestyle. However, when stress becomes all-consuming it can cause physical symptoms, feeling mentally drained and ultimately cause a burnout. Research has shown that two thirds of people experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. The main cause for poor mental health begins […]

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