Say ‘Aloha’ To Your Dream Job In Paradise

By Rachael Fulton Picture the scene: it’s a dreich Tuesday afternoon in Glasgow, the rain (then sleet, then rain) is battering against the classroom window. Your summer week in the sun is a full term away and you’ve got to get through the trials and tribulations of Highers and Nationals

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Cost of the school day acting as barrier to participation

New research published by Glasgow City Council has shown that costs across the school day are putting young people in the authority from low income families at a disadvantage. The year-long pilot project looked at the impact of poverty on the lives of children and young people. Carried out by

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Shortlist for Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015 Announced

Pic: Rob McDougall

By Sophie Mead The shortlist for the ninth annual Scottish Children’s Book Awards was announced this week, inviting young people to select their favourite reads from Scottish authors. The nine shortlisted books will be read by tens of thousands of Scottish children who have until 5 February 2016 to cast their vote

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Scottish Teachers Sign up for Mindfulness Training

Teachers from around Scotland are being given the opportunity to learn mindfulness skills directly from the organisation that pioneered the meditative technique in UK classrooms. Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP), which introduced secular mindfulness to British education seven years ago, is holding training sessions for both secondary and primary teachers

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Research findings show tablet adoption continues to rise

BESA releases ‘Tablets and connectivity’ research Tablet use in schools continues to rise as barriers to adoption shift, new research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has revealed. The annual ‘Tablets and Connectivity’ survey of 632 UK schools (335 primary, 297 secondary), conducted in June 2015, suggests that 71 per cent of primary

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