Have you thought about a long-distance masters?

As a teacher, you’ll be fully aware of the importance of education, but how much do you think about carrying on with your own?  Your own educational journey doesn’t have to stop when you’re qualified to teach – and a Masters is a perfect way to give you a helpful push up the careers ladder and make your professional skills […]

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The power of music in education

Learning comes in various shapes and forms for students. Some are instantly invested in the classroom environment and others take time to adjust. In certain instances, pupils may be completely disconnected to learning. ARTISTIC DIRECTION COOL Music is a collaboration between Glasgow Caledonian University and the Edinburgh-based social enterprise Heavy Sound, founded by Jordan Butler. It has developed a programme […]

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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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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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