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moderating-planning-and-evidence-of-learning-in-rme-in-secondary2019-01-07T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/moderating-planning-and-evidence-of-learning-in-rme-in-secondarymoderating-planning-and-evidence-of-learning-in-rme-in-secondaryThis practice exemplar captures secondary practitioners reflecting upon their initial​ engagements with the RME benchmarks.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
engaging-parents-pupils-and-stakeholders-in-school-improvement-planning2019-01-10T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/engaging-parents-pupils-and-stakeholders-in-school-improvement-planningengaging-parents-pupils-and-stakeholders-in-school-improvement-planningThis practice exemplar explains how one primary school used a matrix approach and framework to engage parents, pupils and stakeholders in school improvement planning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
aite-foghlam-gaidhlig-3-18-ann-an-ionnsachadh-canain-ann-an-alba-modh-obrach-1-2-the-role-of-gaelic-education-3-182017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/aite-foghlam-gaidhlig-3-18-ann-an-ionnsachadh-canain-ann-an-alba-modh-obrach-1-2-the-role-of-gaelic-education-3-18aite-foghlam-gaidhlig-3-18-ann-an-ionnsachadh-canain-ann-an-alba-modh-obrach-1-2-the-role-of-gaelic-education-3-18​​This resource outlines recommendations which will assist schools with planning for Gaelic Education in a 1+2 approachhttps://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
fam11-big-chef-little-chef 2018-06-17T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/fam11-big-chef-little-cheffam11-big-chef-little-chef ​​Big Chef Little Chef is a bespoke family learning cookery programme delivered by the Community Learning Development Home-link Worker (Motherwell Locality) to families who reside in SIMD 1 and 2.​https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
improving-outcomes-for-children-through-parental-engagement-and-pupil-and-family-support2018-12-17T10:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/improving-outcomes-for-children-through-parental-engagement-and-pupil-and-family-supportimproving-outcomes-for-children-through-parental-engagement-and-pupil-and-family-supportThis practice exemplar explains how one primary school identified and used targeted interventions using the Pupil Equity Funding to help address the poverty related attainment gap.​​https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
lead8-how-cornton-nursery-achieved-success2018-06-04T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/lead8-how-cornton-nursery-achieved-successlead8-how-cornton-nursery-achieved-successThis sketchnote provides a visual description of the practice and approaches identified as excellent practice in the inspection of Cornton Nursery.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Looked after and Learning: Improving the learning journey of looked after children, CELCIS2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Looked after and Learning: Improving the learning journey of looked after children, CELCISLooked after and Learning: Improving the learning journey of looked after children, CELCIS​Looked after and Learning is a self-evaluation resource developed by the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children In Scotland (CELCIS).https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
dyw52-work-related-learning-offer-enhance-pupils-employability-skills2018-07-19T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/dyw52-work-related-learning-offer-enhance-pupils-employability-skillsdyw52-work-related-learning-offer-enhance-pupils-employability-skillsEllon Academy introduced their ‘Work-related Learning’ model in collaboration with local business and employers. This was offered as an option choice for all pupils in the senior phase.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Scottish Attainment Challenge National learning Event, Hampden Park – 9 June 20162017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Scottish Attainment Challenge National learning Event, Hampden Park – 9 June 2016Scottish Attainment Challenge National learning Event, Hampden Park – 9 June 2016Access to all resources, videos and presentations from the Scottish Attainment Challenge National learning Event, Hampden Park – 9 June 2016https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Maths Week 20172018-01-15T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Maths Week 2017Maths Week 2017This Sway presentation showcases national and local events which took place during the inaugural Maths Week Scotland 2017.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
RNRA2018-12-20T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/RNRARNRAFind out about Renfrewshire’s approach to establishing and embedding whole school nurturing approaches across the authority.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Engaging parents in school improvement planning2019-01-10T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Engaging parents in school improvement planningEngaging parents in school improvement planninghttps://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
4 and 6 figure grid references2019-01-08T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/4 and 6 figure grid references4 and 6 figure grid referenceshttps://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
portmoak-parental-involvement2019-01-14T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/portmoak-parental-involvementportmoak-parental-involvementExplore how one primary school involved and engaged parents in the life and work of the school.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Creativity and social studies at Woodhead Primary School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Creativity and social studies at Woodhead Primary SchoolCreativity and social studies at Woodhead Primary SchoolWoodhead Primary School worked with a community volunteer helper to explore World War II using improvisation.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
From creativity to confidence and wellbeing2018-02-13T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/From creativity to confidence and wellbeingFrom creativity to confidence and wellbeingThis resource shares the rationale and philosophy underpinning the curricular and extra-curricular programme of musical, dramatic and theatrical activities for children and young people at Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen City.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content PageGP0|#508cee54-2e7a-4dfe-8400-cbde76a29cb1;L0|#0508cee54-2e7a-4dfe-8400-cbde76a29cb1|Practice exemplars;GTSet|#a38ebc70-eef4-46a9-94bb-2618721d3ed3;GPP|#aa2e2dc9-657b-4b75-a458-f2a7799dadf8
A family learning approach to reading - Pizza Reading in Renfrewshire2017-11-28T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/A family learning approach to reading - Pizza Reading in RenfrewshireA family learning approach to reading - Pizza Reading in Renfrewshire​Pizza Reading is an early intervention family learning project that helps families to develop the skills and confidence using a holistic social practice approach.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Making Maths Matter in East Lothian2017-10-18T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Making Maths Matter in East LothianMaking Maths Matter in East Lothian​This project was designed to close the attainment gap in numeracy and mathematics through consistent high quality assessment, teaching and learning through pre-school and primary years.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sac83-using-play-based-learning-to-support-transition2018-06-05T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/sac83-using-play-based-learning-to-support-transitionsac83-using-play-based-learning-to-support-transitionCase study where play based approaches to learning have been used as an effective intervention in addressing the poverty related attainment gap.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Creativity and stickability - Brian Boyd2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Creativity and stickability - Brian BoydCreativity and stickability - Brian BoydIn this video clip, Brian discusses the place of creative learning and teaching and how creativity should not be seen as “fixed” but able to be developed by all.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learning about the Calanais Standing Stones in Religious and Moral Education2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learning about the Calanais Standing Stones in Religious and Moral EducationLearning about the Calanais Standing Stones in Religious and Moral Education​This video demonstrates how young people in Forres Academy study the Calanis Standing stones as part of their RME programme.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Fashion design partnership - Developing design skills in context2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Fashion design partnership - Developing design skills in contextFashion design partnership - Developing design skills in contextThis exemplar shows how effective learning partnerships with local professionals can help learners to develop practical design skills and apply them in a real-life context.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
opportunities-for-all-inverclyde2018-09-04T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/opportunities-for-all-inverclydeopportunities-for-all-inverclydeT​his exemplar describes Inverclyde’s Activity Agreements process from initial referral to completion.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Nurturing social and emotional growth using simulated babies in a Clackmannanshire primary school2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Nurturing social and emotional growth using simulated babies in a Clackmannanshire primary schoolNurturing social and emotional growth using simulated babies in a Clackmannanshire primary schoolExplore how simulated babies, a resource commonly used in the secondary sector, were used in a primary setting.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Borders College - Faculty councils2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Borders College - Faculty councilsBorders College - Faculty councilsOutlining the approach taken by staff at Borders College to engage with learners to enhance their experience. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Real life science in the salon at Pilrig School (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Real life science in the salon at Pilrig School (2013)Real life science in the salon at Pilrig School (2013)This video shows young people in their school hairdressing salon develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in the sciences alongside essential skills for work.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Professional Development in Social Studies at St Ignatius Primary School (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Professional Development in Social Studies at St Ignatius Primary School (2013)Professional Development in Social Studies at St Ignatius Primary School (2013)​The video illustrates how networking and the sharing of good practice supports professional development in the teaching of social studies. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Technologies video resource - The Grange project2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Technologies video resource - The Grange projectTechnologies video resource - The Grange project​This video resource shows young people from the Grange Campus in Kilmarnock describing their experiences in, and exploring their perceptions of, the technologies.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Developing learner and teacher leadership skills at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Developing learner and teacher leadership skills at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)Developing learner and teacher leadership skills at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)​This video explores strategies used at Bishopbriggs Academy to ensure that leadership skills were being developed across the whole school community.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Engagement with local communities - West Highland College2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Engagement with local communities - West Highland CollegeEngagement with local communities - West Highland CollegeOutlining the approach taken by staff at West Highland College to establish a network of ten learning centres across a wide geographic area.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Warout Family Cooking Programme - Friday Foodies2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Warout Family Cooking Programme - Friday FoodiesWarout Family Cooking Programme - Friday FoodiesA family engagement programme that aims to enhance parent and child partnerships through collaborative work in the kitchen setting.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Fraserburgh Development Trust2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Fraserburgh Development TrustFraserburgh Development TrustThe following example of an innovative community-led organisation has been identified during recent HM Inspections of learning communities.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
BRAG: enhancing student retention and attainment through the BRAG monitoring procedure - Perth College2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/BRAG: enhancing student retention and attainment through the BRAG monitoring procedure - Perth CollegeBRAG: enhancing student retention and attainment through the BRAG monitoring procedure - Perth CollegeOutlining the approach taken by staff of Perth College to engage with employers to enhance the learning experience and to develop employability skills of learners.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Families of Self Improving Schools in North Lanarkshire2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Families of Self Improving Schools in North LanarkshireFamilies of Self Improving Schools in North Lanarkshire​​This exemplar describes how North Lanarkshire have created families of schools to encourage headteachers to work collegiately on school improvement.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Empowering independent women - St George's School for Girls2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Empowering independent women - St George's School for GirlsEmpowering independent women - St George's School for Girls​This is a video with interviews of staff and pupils at St George's School for Girls. It explores how a large independent school for girls promotes the pupil voice. Staff and pupils talk about various initiatives including a student magazine.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Uplifting leadership in Inverclyde2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Uplifting leadership in InverclydeUplifting leadership in Inverclyde​This practice exemplar describes an aspect work undertaken focused on improving leadership at all levels. It has been developed through the Scottish Attainment Challenge.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
VIP book - Strathallan Primary2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/VIP book - Strathallan PrimaryVIP book - Strathallan Primary​Staff and learners at Strathallan primary discuss the use of a latest and best work folder to exemplify their work.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Carol McGuiness - A framework for thinking2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Carol McGuiness - A framework for thinkingCarol McGuiness - A framework for thinkingIn this video clip, Carol reflects on the growth of the thinking skills movement in schools, and find out how teachers and support staff can foster different types of thinking in learners.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Nurture groups evaluation and practice in Glasgow2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Nurture groups evaluation and practice in GlasgowNurture groups evaluation and practice in GlasgowNurture Groups have now been around for over 40 years and have become particularly prominent as a means of offering targeted support for children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural needs (SEBN) in Scotland over the last fifteen years.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Childline and pregnancy2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Childline and pregnancyChildline and pregnancy​Childline has developed information and advice on its website for young people who think they might be pregnant, are pregnant, or have a girlfriend who may be pregnant.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb43-giffnock-primary2018-02-27T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb43-giffnock-primaryhwb43-giffnock-primaryFind out about cooking classes at Giffnock Primary School.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Family fridays2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Family fridaysFamily fridaysThis exemplar could be used by Schools who are looking to develop ways in which they engage families in the life and learning of the school.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Northfield Academy Culture Café2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Northfield Academy Culture CaféNorthfield Academy Culture CaféThis exemplar focuses on Culture Café, a service that offers a space for young people who may feel vulnerable during the hustle and bustle of a secondary school lunchtime.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The gender debate - Brian Boyd2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The gender debate - Brian BoydThe gender debate - Brian BoydBrian Boyd outlines some beliefs about gender differences in learning and also some possible myths. He reviews some of the approaches that schools have taken to address this issue.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Using a 'staggered finish' instead of the traditional school pick up2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Using a 'staggered finish' instead of the traditional school pick upUsing a 'staggered finish' instead of the traditional school pick up​This practice exemplar explains how Pathhead Primary School in Kirkcaldy, Fife, uses a 'staggered finish' at the end of the day instead of the traditional school pick up.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Borders College - Reducing the risk of exclusion through developing and delivering a range of SCQF Credit Rated programmes2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Borders College - Reducing the risk of exclusion through developing and delivering a range of SCQF Credit Rated programmesBorders College - Reducing the risk of exclusion through developing and delivering a range of SCQF Credit Rated programmesOutlining an approach taken by staff at Borders College to address circumstances where there was a high risk of exclusion, and to promote work and life skills for people with learning disabilities.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Science teacher at Milngavie Primary2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Science teacher at Milngavie PrimaryScience teacher at Milngavie PrimaryIn this video exemplar, one primary teacher explains how, without a science background, she built her own capacity to deliver high quality learning in the sciences for the children at Milngavie Primary School.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Arrangements for assuring and improving the quality of provision and services in Scotland’s colleges2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Arrangements for assuring and improving the quality of provision and services in Scotland’s collegesArrangements for assuring and improving the quality of provision and services in Scotland’s collegesThis joint publication describes how colleges will work towards production of their annual Evaluative Report and Enhancement Plan.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Lochend Community High School - Impact Report2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Lochend Community High School - Impact ReportLochend Community High School - Impact ReportA summary report on the impact of a Transformative Change project using eTwinning. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Technologies in Aberdeen School for the Deaf - Inspiring and supporting learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Technologies in Aberdeen School for the Deaf - Inspiring and supporting learningTechnologies in Aberdeen School for the Deaf - Inspiring and supporting learning​This video demonstrates how using a range of digital technologies to enable young people with additional support needs to access the curriculum and support them to learn and communicate.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page