Teachers quit due to workload

Did you know that workload is the main reason people leave the teaching profession? And that pupil to teacher ratio is experiencing a steady decline? Check out the info-graph from www.astarteachers.co.uk to see how the landscape of teaching in the UK is changing. 

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Scottish Book Trust’s New Online Learning Resources Revealed

Scottish Book Trust today announced details of new online learning resources designed to aid teachers and librarians achieve a wide range of literacy aims. The resources, linked to the Curriculum for Excellence, can be downloaded for free from Scottish Book Trust’s website. Written by practitioners, the resources encompass a broad range of

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Understanding Autism

With the number of young people being diagnosed with autism on the rise, it’s crucial that teachers get a solid understanding of what the condition entails and what they can do to support learners to achieve their full potential – but where do you start? We find out more about

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Learning languages

With the introduction of the Scottish Government’s ‘1+2 approach’ to language learning from primary one, the spotlight is back on languages in school – but as it’s no longer compulsory for students to take a language in secondary, how are schools encouraging pupils to keep going with French, Spanish, Gaelic

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