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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Anyone out there? On Scotland’s teacher shortage

Pen and paper at the ready, class, today’s lesson is all about teacher shortages. Across Scotland, the prospect of educating young minds has lost its appeal and there are fewer and fewer student teachers. The question on everyone’s lips is why has a career in teaching lost its spark? Teaching is rewarding as it is challenging and at one point […]

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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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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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