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Quiz: Could you pass Scotland’s P1 test?
43 MINS AGO - Testing for primary one pupils in Scotland are currently at the centre of an ongoing political row.
Analysis: For some young people smoking still has that cool rebellious image
5 HRS AGO - You might think that smoking is a done issue, but it is still the most important cause of Expand
What are P1 assessment questions really like?
18 HRS AGO - Standardised testing for primary one pupils in Scotland are at the centre of a political row.
Blood test boost for dairy industry
23 HRS AGO - A simple blood test could be used to predict the future health and productivity of dairy cows, Expand
Standardised assessments ‘help teachers avoid mistakes’ says expert
1 DAY AGO - STANDARDISED school tests will help teachers avoid ‘mistakes’ in their judgement of pupils, an Expand
Only a third see university as best path into a career, research finds
1 DAY AGO - Only a third of Scots believe university remains the best option for career prospects despite the Expand
Glasgow University ‘received £199m from slave trade profits’
2 DAYS AGO - Glasgow University received benefits worth the equivalent of up to £199 million from slave Expand
Tributes paid to former Glasgow University principal
4 DAYS AGO - A former principal and chancellor of Glasgow University has passed away.
Quality versus quantity
4 DAYS AGO - This year’s Scottish silage crops are of high quality, but farmers must calculate stocks and Expand
John Swinney told to ‘listen’ and scrap P1 tests
4 HRS AGO - Education secretary John Swinney has been urged to “listen and learn” by scrapping Expand
School subject cuts hit disadvantaged pupils hardest
5 HRS AGO - CUTS in the number of pupils sitting secondary school subjects are hitting those from Expand
Universities Scotland comments on MAC EEA report
20 HRS AGO - Commenting on the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee final report on EEA migration, Expand
Planning for the Future
1 DAY AGO - A series of ‘Planning for the Future’ roadshows, which will offer Scottish farmers advice on Expand
Headteachers attack ‘cynical and divisive’ pay offer
1 DAY AGO - HEADTEACHERS have attacked a new pay offer as “cynical and divisive” arguing it will undermine the Expand
John Swinney ready to ignore Parliament over P1 tests
2 DAYS AGO - Education Secretary John Swinney has signalled he will press ahead with controversial tests for P1 Expand
Private school tax grab will threaten teaching jobs, John Swinney warned
4 DAYS AGO - Education Secretary John Swinney has been warned the Scottish Government’s £5 million Expand
Scottish biotech gets £11m vote of confidence
4 DAYS AGO - Minister announces investment to keep Scotland at forefront of innovation.
National Gender Conference 2018
5 DAYS AGO - In our Gender Action Plan we committed to hold a annual conference to bring together Expand
Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' rather than punished
5 HRS AGO - FOR generations of rebellious pupils having a fly smoke behind the bike sheds before class was a Expand
Scottish teachers reject 'derisory' 3% pay offer
16 HRS AGO - TEACHING unions have rejected the offer of a three per cent pay rise branding it "derisory".
Free STEM Events at the Easter Bush Campus- University of Edinburgh
22 HRS AGO - The story of two Mellanbys, some dogs, cats, mice, sheep, penguins…- Public Lecture Interest Expand
Alice König and Kate Walker: Education is the key to peace – help us beat the book-burners
1 DAY AGO - Shelby Foote, an American novelist and historian, ­suggested that a university is a group of Expand
Case study: ‘I cannot say I slept for more than four or five hours every night’
1 DAY AGO - DESPITE being praised for her leadership by school inspectors Maureen Tremmel admits there were Expand
John Swinney urged to respect Holyrood vote on P1 testing
2 DAYS AGO - Education Secretary John Swinney has come under increased pressure to respect the result of a Expand
Schools withdrawn from global surveys ‘to save cash’
4 DAYS AGO - SCOTTISH schools were removed from two international studies on standards of maths and reading Expand
SFC makes numbers add up for maths training
4 DAYS AGO - SFC announces 3 year funding boost to maths training centre.

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Free STEM Events at the Easter Bush Campus- University of Edinburgh

The story of two Mellanbys, some dogs, cats, mice, sheep,

Review of Learning at Home (2018)

This review provides clarity and the first Scottish national

CLD MS Conference 31st October 2018

The annual Community Learning and Development Conference will take

CLD at SLF 2018

If you are going to the Scottish Learning Festival, you might be

So you want to be a headteacher….?

Seminar at the Scottish Learning Festival Leven Room, 16:15-17:15

SDS Event: ‘Ensuring Foundation Apprenticeships are at the heart of the curriculum’ – catch up

A thought-provoking event on the further expansion of Foundation

Curriculum for GLE and GME

e-Sgoil is an interactive, real-time teaching facility which uses

Briefing on Gaelic Education

Our latest briefing on Gaelic Education is now available and

Mapping Adult Education in Scotland – hills and glens, roads and pathways

Join the National Strategic Forum for Adult Learning

Information to support GME curriculum partners

A free introductory module is available to develop an awareness of

Grants to support learning on the First World War

Do your plans for the curriculum include developing children and

Digital team schedule now available for SLF

The Digital Learning and Teaching team will be at this year’s SLF

Social Bite calls for Scotland’s young people to join movement against homelessness with first ever ‘Wee Sleep Out’ initiative

Social Bite has  launched the Wee Sleep Out; a national awareness

Scottish Learning Festival: Details of the seminar for Gaelic Education

Seminar Title: Early learning, early gains in reducing the

Leadership Award for Gaelic Education: 1 and 2 November 2018, 30 November and 1 December 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Leadership Award for

YouthLink Scotland Policy Seminar – Digital Youth Work and Cyber Resilience

YouthLink Scotland would like to invite you to join them for their

Education Grants for students studying to be teachers in the Gaelic sector

Bòrd na Gàidhlig has set up this fund to support those currently

Maths Week Scotland 2018

The website for Maths Week Scotland 2018 is now live –

Language skills – a crutial asset in a global economy

More companies are trading with international markets and this has

Update from SQA for teachers of Higher Modern Languages and Gaelic (Learners)

The revised specimen question papers for French, Gaelic (Learners),
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