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live-narrative-project2018-06-20T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/live-narrative-projectlive-narrative-projectThis resource provides three case studies describing a range of schools and their engagement with the Scottish Attainment Challenge.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Transition to work programme for young people with autism - A project report2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Transition to work programme for young people with autism - A project reportTransition to work programme for young people with autism - A project report​This practice exemplar highlights a partnership approach to work experience for young people with autism that was taken by the Transition to Work Programme. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
fam12-barriers-to-parental-engagement2018-08-20T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/fam12-barriers-to-parental-engagementfam12-barriers-to-parental-engagementDiscover how staff at New Cumnock Primary School in East Ayrshire addressed the complex issues surrounding parental engagement.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb36-careers-in-agriculture2018-03-15T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb36-careers-in-agriculturehwb36-careers-in-agricultureDiscover how learning about agriculture and food in Scotland can cover a range of subject areas within Curriculum for Excellence.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learning for Sustainability using food as a context2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learning for Sustainability using food as a contextLearning for Sustainability using food as a context​This exemplar demonstrates how Food for Thought funding has benefitted a school in Glasgow.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
DYW Joint delivery – Outline of support2017-11-17T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/DYW Joint delivery – Outline of supportDYW Joint delivery – Outline of support​This is a collaboration between partners organisations in support of the implementation and the delivery of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW). It provides a coordinated approach from a number key partners to deliver joint-up, flexible and targeted support for professional learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Outdoor Learning as a context and an approach for learning – Middleton Park School – Aberdeen City2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Outdoor Learning as a context and an approach for learning – Middleton Park School – Aberdeen CityOutdoor Learning as a context and an approach for learning – Middleton Park School – Aberdeen City​A whole school approach where outdoor learning has been embedded to enrich the curriculum.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Argyll and Bute Approach – Knowing Each Child as a Learner2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Argyll and Bute Approach – Knowing Each Child as a LearnerArgyll and Bute Approach – Knowing Each Child as a LearnerThis exemplar outlines the approach taken by settings in Argyll and Bute to assess young children's learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Reducing exclusion and improving wellbeing through inclusion2017-10-18T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Reducing exclusion and improving wellbeing through inclusionReducing exclusion and improving wellbeing through inclusion​This case study describes how Perth Academy in Perth and Kinross has used Innovation Fund money to reduce exclusion and improve pupil wellbeing.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Tobacco-free Schools Project2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Tobacco-free Schools ProjectTobacco-free Schools Project​Supporting learners to make healthy, informed and positive choices on tobacco.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Children’s Parliament and the Attainment Challenge2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Children’s Parliament and the Attainment ChallengeChildren’s Parliament and the Attainment Challenge​This presentation describes the engagement of the Children’s Parliament with St Margaret’s RC primary school in the Scottish Borders.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Myths of immigration: Resources to tackle racism and discrimination2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Myths of immigration: Resources to tackle racism and discriminationMyths of immigration: Resources to tackle racism and discriminationEducational Institute of Scotland (EIS), provides guidance to practitioners on challenging the myths and misunderstandings related to immigration.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Working effectively with partners, broadening opportunities, and transferring skills across learning at Rosshall Academy2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Working effectively with partners, broadening opportunities, and transferring skills across learning at Rosshall AcademyWorking effectively with partners, broadening opportunities, and transferring skills across learning at Rosshall AcademyThis practice exemplar describes the impact of staff working effectively with a range of partners to broaden young people’s learning experiences and provide them with opportunities for personal achievement.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Coalyard project – Providing stepping stones to employment for young people with learning disabilities2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The Coalyard project – Providing stepping stones to employment for young people with learning disabilitiesThe Coalyard project – Providing stepping stones to employment for young people with learning disabilitiesA supported employment project aiming to provide absorbing, demanding and real-life work and training for young people with additional support needs as a result of learning difficulties.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
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
Developing life skills in young people and supporting the needs of very young children2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Developing life skills in young people and supporting the needs of very young childrenDeveloping life skills in young people and supporting the needs of very young childrenThe focus of this project was to enhance the wellbeing and self-regulation of a targeted group of young people. By creating a low risk learning environment outwith the school.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learning at home – home and school partnerships - Lismore Primary2017-10-25T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learning at home – home and school partnerships - Lismore PrimaryLearning at home – home and school partnerships - Lismore Primary​Good practice example on 'Learning at home and home / school partnerships'.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
The Peer Project Stranraer2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The Peer Project StranraerThe Peer Project Stranraer​The Peer Project Stranraer offers access to a wide range of activities for young people and young adults with additional support needs, via one-to-one support and group work sessions. https://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
Family learning in Perth and Kinross2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Family learning in Perth and KinrossFamily learning in Perth and Kinross​This is an Education Scotland review of family learning in Perth and Kinross.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
cld32-olds-cool-intergenerational-practice-toolkit2018-08-11T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/cld32-olds-cool-intergenerational-practice-toolkitcld32-olds-cool-intergenerational-practice-toolkitThis toolkit will support you in delivering the Old’s Cool model to ‘hard to reach’ young people (S1-S4) in schools who are at risk of disengaging from education.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Northmuir Primary School - Actively engaging children in shaping school improvement2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Northmuir Primary School - Actively engaging children in shaping school improvementNorthmuir Primary School - Actively engaging children in shaping school improvement​The video illustrates the strategies used to ensure that all learners understand the school improvement plan and are actively engaged in realising its targets.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learning at home – home and school partnerships - Glenlyon Primary2017-10-30T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learning at home – home and school partnerships - Glenlyon PrimaryLearning at home – home and school partnerships - Glenlyon Primary​Good practice example on Learning at home and home / school partnerships.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
Children’s voices at Victoria Quay Nursery2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Children’s voices at Victoria Quay NurseryChildren’s voices at Victoria Quay Nursery​This practice exemplar describes the approach taken by staff from Victoria Quay Nursery towards providing opportunities for children to take part in the recruitment of nursery staff.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The technologies - young people's voice2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The technologies - young people's voiceThe technologies - young people's voiceThis video resource shows young people from the Grange Campus in Kilmarnock describing their experiences in, and exploring their perceptions of technologies.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Using news reports and current affairs as a context for learning about beliefs and moral values (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Using news reports and current affairs as a context for learning about beliefs and moral values (2015)Using news reports and current affairs as a context for learning about beliefs and moral values (2015)​This video demonstrates how staff at Kirkcolm Primary in Dumfries and Galloway used ‘Newsflash’ to support learning in a real-life context that developed skills in critical thinking.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
InSync – Pupil mentoring - Viewforth High School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/InSync – Pupil mentoring - Viewforth High SchoolInSync – Pupil mentoring - Viewforth High SchoolA school-based mentoring intervention delivered by a partner agency/organisation (YMCA).https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learning about religious and cultural diversity at Rosshall Nursery2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learning about religious and cultural diversity at Rosshall NurseryLearning about religious and cultural diversity at Rosshall NurseryDiscover how children at Rosshall Nursery in Glasgow learned about Chinese New Year through a range of well-planned play activities.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
Supporting Staff through Change at Calderglen High School (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Supporting Staff through Change at Calderglen High School (2013)Supporting Staff through Change at Calderglen High School (2013)​The video illustrates a vision for supporting change management in school and the strategies that support this.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
travelling-showmen2018-04-17T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/travelling-showmentravelling-showmenFind out how two schools are successfully working with the travelling Showmen community.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Parents as partners parent child placements2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Parents as partners parent child placementsParents as partners parent child placements​A report from East Ayrshire Council to evaluate the effectiveness of parent child placements in building parenting capacity and improving outcomes for children.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Support Assistants2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Support AssistantsSupport AssistantsWhen Support Assistants are deployed effectively, they can make a significant contribution to pupils' learning. This resource explores some of this evidence.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
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
Isobel Mair School – Using technology to support learners with complex needs to communicate2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Isobel Mair School – Using technology to support learners with complex needs to communicateIsobel Mair School – Using technology to support learners with complex needs to communicate​This video is for staff in schools with children and young people with additional needs and who are increasing their use of digital technology to improve communication skills.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
hwb46-orkney2018-02-27T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb46-orkneyhwb46-orkneyInvestigate a joint programme between Orkney Islands Council and Orkney College for the training and development of school cooks.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Parents in partnership: Supporting transitions from primary to secondary school2017-11-06T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Parents in partnership: Supporting transitions from primary to secondary schoolParents in partnership: Supporting transitions from primary to secondary schoolThis exemplar explores Parents In Partnership (PIP), a parental involvement project developed in Renfrewshire.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Bearsden Cluster - Skills progression2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Bearsden Cluster - Skills progressionBearsden Cluster - Skills progressionThis video resource exemplifies partnership working between Bearsden Academy and its partner primary schools on a science-based skills progression project.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Leading and Learning Together in Renfrewshire2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Leading and Learning Together in RenfrewshireLeading and Learning Together in RenfrewshireRenfrewshire has developed a sustainable leadership strategy for staff at every level.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
fam9-solihull-approach-parenting-programme2018-06-17T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/fam9-solihull-approach-parenting-programmefam9-solihull-approach-parenting-programmeThe programme promotes effective behaviour management, around issues such as, tuning into children, exploring feelings, parenting styles, communication, temper tantrums, sleep and behavioural difficulties. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Using a diversity poster2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Using a diversity posterUsing a diversity poster​This resource features a range of suggested questions and activities for primary and secondary learners on the theme of diversity.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Strathallan Primary - Evalu-mail2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Strathallan Primary - Evalu-mailStrathallan Primary - Evalu-mail​P1 children talk about their learning in a weekly evaluation. Watch them email their learning outcomes to parents to help them share their learning. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Learn with Fred - Dundee family literacies learning project2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Learn with Fred - Dundee family literacies learning projectLearn with Fred - Dundee family literacies learning projectThe project provided funding to support targeted early intervention learning programmes. 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
A learning classroom - Brian Boyd2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/A learning classroom - Brian BoydA learning classroom - Brian BoydIn this video clip, Brian discusses the place of “a creative flow” within learning and how to achieve that.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page