Rise of the robots

Over the last century, teaching has seen considerable changes, starting from rote learning and chalkboards and progressing to using computers and iPads in the classroom. We could be on the edge of the biggest advancement yet, as there is talk of Artificial Intelligence (AI) entering schools in the near future. We speak to Professor Robert MacIntosh about what robots in […]

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Bòrd na Gàidhlig The Year Ahead

Bòrd na Gàidhlig a’ coimhead air adhart agus fios mu taic ionmhais a tha ri faighinn airson phròiseactan ann an roinn an Fhoghlaim Bòrd na Gàidhlig looks ahead to some developments in Gaelic Education and some of the funding opportunities available to the education sector Dìleab An T-Siorraidh Dìleab An T-Siorraidh is a new project in the Western Isles, which was […]

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Stress-Free Exams

Exams and tests can be just as stressful for teachers as they are for students, but there’s no need for you to dread the exam season as well. Here are a few handy tips to keep you at the top of your game. Stay motivated It’s hard to stay on track – why not plan something fun for the class […]

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Safeguarding Young Love

When it comes to teenagers, the hormones and endorphins are probably palpable in your classroom. Young love is great and it can be heartwarming to watch pupils explore the world of romance, but how do you protect a student if you think they are being abused in their relationship? There is a common misconception that domestic violence is rooted in […]

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Why We Still Need to Talk About Dyslexia

Teachers are on the front line of recognising dyslexia in children. A learning disability that is not outgrown, dyslexia tends to be most often spotted in the classroom, from children as young as three years old. Sometimes it’s not caught at all, so having the right training and support for teachers is vital. Knowing the symptoms of dyslexia, the different […]

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Back to school at the University of West Scotland

Teachers spend all day moulding young minds, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to brush up on their own skills. There are so many courses out there to pick from – and studying and teaching at the same time can be a challenge. We speak to David Paterson, a Biology and Science high school teacher, who also teaches Health […]

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