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nurture-in-north-ayrshire2019-03-04T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/nurture-in-north-ayrshirenurture-in-north-ayrshireFind out about North Ayrshire’s approach to embedding Nurture across all education establishments.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
story-telling-through-photography2019-02-12T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/story-telling-through-photographystory-telling-through-photographyThis practice exemplar shows Dalmarnock primary school and Glasgow Clyde College engaged parents and children in a creative literacy project.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
live-narrative-project2018-06-20T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/live-narrative-projectlive-narrative-projectThis resource provides four 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
esol-through-storytelling2019-02-12T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/esol-through-storytellingesol-through-storytellingThis practice exemplar shows how a partnership approach helped parents, for whom English is a second or other language, to gain practical skills and knowledge to more effectively engage in their children’s learning through storytelling.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
increasing-parental-engagement-through-opportunities-for-families-to-learn-together2019-02-15T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/increasing-parental-engagement-through-opportunities-for-families-to-learn-togetherincreasing-parental-engagement-through-opportunities-for-families-to-learn-togetherThis practice exemplar describes how one primary school used targeted interventions such as family learning to provide opportunities for families across the school to learn together and increase parental engagement and involvement.​https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sketchnote-eastren-sds2019-03-11T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/sketchnote-eastren-sdssketchnote-eastren-sdsFind out about highly effective practice identified through a review of East Renfrewshire Council and Skills Development Scotland.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
how-young-peoples-participation-in-school-supports-achievement-and-attainment2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/how-young-peoples-participation-in-school-supports-achievement-and-attainmenthow-young-peoples-participation-in-school-supports-achievement-and-attainmentThis research was conducted with secondary schools pupils within catchment areas that included more deprived areas, yet were also known to have more positive exam results than expected. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
teacher-leadership-using-the-how-good-is-our-project-practitioner-tool2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/teacher-leadership-using-the-how-good-is-our-project-practitioner-toolteacher-leadership-using-the-how-good-is-our-project-practitioner-tool​This is a tool developed in Glasgow City to support self-evaluation and reflection by Challenge Leaders of Learning who lead the work of the Scottish Attainment Challenge within their own schools.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Support for emerging literacy approaches in Highland2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Support for emerging literacy approaches in HighlandSupport for emerging literacy approaches in Highland​Video demonstrating emerging literacy strategies, based upon identifying and addressing gaps in fundamental literacy skills in young children as they enter primary school.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
lead9-how-portmoak-primary-school-achieved-success2018-08-16T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/lead9-how-portmoak-primary-school-achieved-successlead9-how-portmoak-primary-school-achieved-successThis sketchnote provides a visual description of the practice and approaches identified as excellent practice in the inspection of Portmoak Primary School in Kinross-shire.​​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
snsa-p1-practitioner-forum2019-01-09T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/snsa-p1-practitioner-forumsnsa-p1-practitioner-forumFind out about the function of the Scottish National Standardised Assessment P1 Practitioner Forum.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
a-summary-of-elc-resources2019-03-06T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/a-summary-of-elc-resourcesa-summary-of-elc-resourcesThis page provides a summary of key information, policy, resources, and exemplification relating to early learning and childcare (ELC).https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sketchnote-renfrewshire2019-03-11T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/sketchnote-renfrewshiresketchnote-renfrewshireExplore the excellent progress made in Renfrewshire Council in improving learning, raising attainment and closing the poverty-related attainment gap.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
SAC National Pupil Equity Fund Event2018-01-31T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/SAC National Pupil Equity Fund EventSAC National Pupil Equity Fund EventIn February and March 2018, a series of one day national events was held to facilitate collaboration across Scotland linked to the Scottish Attainment Challenge.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
Music across the community – Developing a music programme through community partnerships 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Music across the community – Developing a music programme through community partnershipsMusic across the community – Developing a music programme through community partnerships This exemplar shows how learning partnerships between a school, CLD staff and a community music charity can deliver effective music programmes for young people.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
Shawlands Academy - Global Citizens project report2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Shawlands Academy - Global Citizens project reportShawlands Academy - Global Citizens project report​It is summary report on how Shawlands Academy used links with other countries to engage the pupils in a wider view of the world, and motivate them to undertake stretching and useful work. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Distance learning and skills development through partnership with national arts organisations2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Distance learning and skills development through partnership with national arts organisationsDistance learning and skills development through partnership with national arts organisationsThis exemplar shows how learning partnerships with national organisations can be created and sustained so that learners from more remote locations have equitable access.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
Technologies in Pentland School - Learning for life and work2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Technologies in Pentland School - Learning for life and workTechnologies in Pentland School - Learning for life and work​This resource uses a range of technologies to enable children and young people with additional support needs to access the curriculum and to support them to learn and communicate.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
Swap places if you An inclusion and equality activity2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Swap places if you An inclusion and equality activitySwap places if you An inclusion and equality activity​This resource is designed to help young people develop good relationships by encouraging them to see that what they are good at and what other people are good at can be different.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Dundee family learning - Family Fresh Air Club2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Dundee family learning - Family Fresh Air ClubDundee family learning - Family Fresh Air ClubThis exemplar describes an approach to engaging families in health and wellbeing using outdoor activities.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Douglas Academy – Debating and public speaking 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Douglas Academy – Debating and public speakingDouglas Academy – Debating and public speaking Douglas Academy is using debating and public speaking across the curriculum to improve young people’s literacy skills and develop higher-order thinking skills and confidence.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
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
Involving learners in assessing progress at Strathallan Primary School (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Involving learners in assessing progress at Strathallan Primary School (2013)Involving learners in assessing progress at Strathallan Primary School (2013)​This video demonstrates a strategy, called the Golden Book, developed at Strathallan Primary School.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Confidential booklets at St Kenneth's RC Primary School Nursery Class2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Confidential booklets at St Kenneth's RC Primary School Nursery ClassConfidential booklets at St Kenneth's RC Primary School Nursery ClassDescribing the approach taken by staff from St Kenneth’s RC Primary School and Nursery Class in developing confidential booklets for all children.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
Oakley Campus Walking Bus2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Oakley Campus Walking BusOakley Campus Walking Bus​This is a Walking Bus which goes through the village collecting children to get them to school on time and ready to learn.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
Using the Statistical Accounts in Eaglesham Primary School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Using the Statistical Accounts in Eaglesham Primary SchoolUsing the Statistical Accounts in Eaglesham Primary SchoolThis exemplar describes how the Statistical Accounts of Scotland provided an innovative way for learners to look at their local area.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
Peer Support and Community Involvement in Inverclyde2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Peer Support and Community Involvement in InverclydePeer Support and Community Involvement in InverclydeThe Your Voice project enables the voice of local people by reaching out and informing them of how their views can influence decisions that are made about their community.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Children act as buddies and peer learners within religious education - St Andrew's Primary School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Children act as buddies and peer learners within religious education - St Andrew's Primary SchoolChildren act as buddies and peer learners within religious education - St Andrew's Primary School​Children in St Andrew's Primary School talk about how they benefit from the school’s use of buddying and peer learning specifically within religious education.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 gospel values through active learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Developing gospel values through active learningDeveloping gospel values through active learning​This video shows how a Catholic primary school uses This Is Our Faith to support planning for progression in religious education.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb47-williamwood2018-03-05T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb47-williamwoodhwb47-williamwoodFind out how schools in East Renfrewshire are making links between education and catering, meeting guidelines within Better Eating, Better Learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
get-the-bairns-oot-an-outdoor-kindergarten-in-norway2019-02-18T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/get-the-bairns-oot-an-outdoor-kindergarten-in-norwayget-the-bairns-oot-an-outdoor-kindergarten-in-norwayTurid Boholm, Norwegian Kindergarten owner/manager, shares different aspects of her setting’s outdoor learning approach. Turid discusses the rationale behind the approach and the impact this has on her children and their families.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Having their capabilities extended2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Having their capabilities extendedHaving their capabilities extendedThis guide explores how to develop pupils' skills and capabilities as learners and understand the ways in which they learn.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Bannerman’s High School - Case Study2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Bannerman’s High School - Case StudyBannerman’s High School - Case Study​It is summary report on how Bannerman’s High School used links with Malawi to engage the pupils in a wider view of the world, and motivate them to undertake stretching and useful work.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
Inspiring Jewellery - Working effectively with the creative industries sector and transferring skills across learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Inspiring Jewellery - Working effectively with the creative industries sector and transferring skills across learningInspiring Jewellery - Working effectively with the creative industries sector and transferring skills across learning​This project shows how learning can be effectively planned to help young people make connections across the curriculum and with the world of work.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Youth Access Programme, Glasgow Kelvin College2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Youth Access Programme, Glasgow Kelvin CollegeYouth Access Programme, Glasgow Kelvin CollegeThe following example of innovative community learning and development (CLD) practice has been identified during recent HM Inspections of learning communities.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
Sports development initiatives in the Grange Academy learning community, Kilmarnock2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Sports development initiatives in the Grange Academy learning community, KilmarnockSports development initiatives in the Grange Academy learning community, Kilmarnock​Find out about innovative CLD practice. Specifically: MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!) and TreMENDous Graduates; Learning Disability Clubs; and Community Sports Leadership programme.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