Promoting digital learning and teaching

The national Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland was published in 2016 after extensive consultation with learners, parents/carers and practitioners. Education Scotland is fully committed to the aims of the strategy, ensuring that the experience of education equips learners to participate as active citizens in a 21st century digital society.

The Glow platform provides learners and educators with access to the digital technologies, tools and services that support the delivery of a contemporary learning experience. Glow Connect is the place to get information, help and support for Glow. You can find out more about what Glow is, its educational benefits and keep up to date with the latest developments. Collaboration and networking are important elements in the design of teaching strategies. The National Professional Learning Communities (Glow login required) provide access to a number of learning communities across a range of curriculum areas. signposts practitioners to the evidence, research and practice that is key to the development of successful digital approaches. Relevant case studies can also be found on the National Improvement Hub.

The response to the pandemic has shown how digital technologies are central to the experience of learning and teaching. The National eLearning Offer enhanced online learning and teaching in this period, through the provision of live, recorded and supported resources.

Education Scotland is committed to ensuring that learners have a right to an education that reflects the realities of life in the 21st century, where digital is prominent in all aspects of their lived experience.

Related links

Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland

Glow Connect

National eLearning Offer