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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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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Are apprenticeships the way forward? Helping pupils into the workplace

There’s a lot to balance when you’re a teacher – managing your students’ coursework, teaching everything from the way cells work to conjugating French verbs, and prepping for exams. But what about after they leave school? It’s increasingly important to make sure that students are well-equipped for life outside the classroom. That means with the necessary skills that they need […]

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Teachers believe practical lessons in science and maths classes are key to encouraging students to pursue STEM careers

Survey finds teachers believe practical lessons in science and maths classes are key to encouraging students to pursue STEM careers   87 per cent of teachers of science, maths and technology subjects agree that STEM should be taught with more practical examples to bring the subject to life for students 61 per cent agree that the current curriculum is failing […]

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Ask the Experts

If you want to bring more depth to your lessons, why not get a little bit of help from an expert in the field? When it comes to some classroom topics, whether it’s health-related, bullying or global poverty, charities are the very best resource out there. We take a look at what some major charities have to offer schools… OXFAM […]

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