National Digital Learning Week 2018 Save the Date


National Digital Learning Week 2018 (NDLW) will take place 14 – 18 May 2018.

NDLW is an annual Education Scotland event where teachers and learners from all schools in Scotland are encouraged to take part in digital learning and teaching activities.

The 2018 event will be celebrating the Year of Young People, a Scottish Government initiative which gives Young People a stronger voice on issues which affect their lives, showcase their ideas and talents.

NDLW is the perfect opportunity for the Young People of Scotland to showcase and share their digital ideas and talents and for schools to give it a go.

Find out more by visiting the NDLW 18 page.


Glow Announcement: Glow Authentication and Portal Services Contract Awarded


Find out more by visiting the NDLW 18 page.

Glow Announcement: Glow Authentication and Portal Services Contract Awarded

Following a competitive procurement exercise, RM Education Ltd has been selected by Education Scotland to continue to deliver Glow Authentication and Portal Services.

RM Education Ltd has successfully delivered the services via their RM Unify product since December 2013. The new contract will commence in January 2018 for 5.5 years with opportunities to extend up to a maximum of 10.5 years. For Glow Users, this means that RM Unify will continue for the foreseeable future with no transition required. Learners and teachers can therefore continue to use the services, free of charge, with full confidence of stability and continuity of provision.

For more information on what this all means for Glow users please visit Glow Connect



Annual Survey Of The Use Of Digital Technology Including Glow In Scotland’s Classrooms now available

survey finalEducation Scotland carries out an annual survey of school staff and pupils to find out more about their use of digital technology in general and Glow in particular. This has been run most years in the last decade and it provides useful information which influences what the programme team within Education Scotland do throughout the year to meet the needs of Scotland’s staff and pupils. The survey is anonymous and no personal data is sought.

For more information and to take part please visit Glow Connect.


Refreshed Technologies Experiences and Outcomes now published

We’re delighted to let you know that the updated Technologies area of the curriculum is now available to view and download.Tech E&O image

The Technologies Experiences and Outcomes have been refreshed to ensure learners between 3-18 have the knowledge, understanding and skills in the technologies required to succeed in today’s world. This refresh will ensure the Technologies area of the Curriculum is relevant and fit for purpose.

View and download the Technologies Experiences and Outcomes now.

New Video Case Study Now Published:

New video case study launched featuring Inverbrothock Primary in Angus

We’re delighted to launch the next in the series of video case studies on our Practice Pipeline featuring Inverbrothock Primary.Inverbrothock

In this new video you’ll learn about how the teachers worked together to give the children an opportunity to develop computational thinking skills across the whole curriculum allowing pupils to work with others out with their class to practice skills for work.

The teachers were new to this area and have been learning alongside the children.

Watch their inspirational story on the Practice Pipeline today.

Visit the Practice Pipeline today.

Live Q&A on Glow Yammer a Success!


On Thursday 9th March we held a live Q&A on Yammer. Nick Thomson, Headteacher at Lundavra Primary was joined by members of the Digital Learning and Teaching Community who asked questions about how to implement Computing Science in Primary Schools. Nick also shared his experience of the Digital Schools Awards and how to get involved.

Simply request to join the Digital Learning and Teaching Community Group  on Yammer to get started.

Meantime, watch the Lundavra Primary Barefoot video case study on the Practice Pipeline.


Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy Launched strategy

The Strategy aims to develop the skills and confidence of teachers when using the latest technology, as well as making digital devices – such as computers and tablet devices – more accessible to learners.

Find out more in our news and events page. 


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