Exclusive National Collaborative Story Telling Activity Launched
We are delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity to take part in a national collaborative story with famous children’s author Lari Don.
Throughout the week you will be able to join the journey of 3 stories as they travel to different schools and establishments across Scotland.
The sign up form is now live
The time slots are on a first come first served basis and we are expecting them to fill up quickly. Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of this fantastic opportunity.
Find out how you can get involved by visiting the #NDLW18 Glow Blog.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Visit the Sharing Zone to discover what others are doing with digital technologies in the classroom.