Scottish Schools Invited to Apply for Free Author Residency

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce a brand new pilot programme that will offer 6 schools in Scotland a fully-funded author-in-residence. The Live Literature School Residencies project will provide the successful schools with 10 sessions with an author at no cost, including time to plan and evaluate the project. Scottish Book Trust will pay the author’s full fee and expenses and provide a contribution […]

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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 cross-curricular, fun activities designed to […]

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Putting the Tech in Teaching

Students at Inverness College UHI are benefiting from exciting new technology-based teaching methods after a group of lecturers completed a unique qualification designed by the Centre for Engineering and Technology Skills (CETS). The Inverness College UHI-based Centre developed the Professional Development Award (PDA) in e-Learning to raise awareness of new technology and software systems amongst teaching […]

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Young people in Scotland to explore the power of debate with James Plays playwright, Rona Munro

A school pupil from Glasgow’s Southside has been chosen to represent their school at a national debating and creative event in connection with the National Theatre of Scotland and National Theatre of Great Britain’s productions The James Plays by Rona Munro. Peter Ward Stoddart, 17, a student at Kings Park Secondary, has already taken part […]

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