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Embedding core skills into family learning programmes2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Embedding core skills into family learning programmesEmbedding core skills into family learning programmes​This is a family learning resource to support embedding core skills into family learning programmes. The material covers communication, working with others and problem solving 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
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
food-education-food-for-thought-arran-high-school2019-01-23T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/food-education-food-for-thought-arran-high-schoolfood-education-food-for-thought-arran-high-schoolThis practice exemplar demonstrates how a secondary school used Food for Thought funding to enhance the outdoor food education experience​.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
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
food-education-better-eating-better-learning-doune-primary2019-01-23T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/food-education-better-eating-better-learning-doune-primaryfood-education-better-eating-better-learning-doune-primaryThis resource demonstrates embedding food as a context for learning throughout the whole school​.​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
Tracking, monitoring and reporting in the primary sector: West Lothian Council2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Tracking, monitoring and reporting in the primary sector: West Lothian CouncilTracking, monitoring and reporting in the primary sector: West Lothian Council​This example of good practice focuses on efforts by West Lothian Council to streamline the tracking, monitoring and reporting process.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Closing the Literacy Gap in Dumfries and Galloway2017-10-06T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Closing the Literacy Gap in Dumfries and GallowayClosing the Literacy Gap in Dumfries and Galloway​A short-term, targeted intervention designed to accelerate progress in reading and writing and close the literacy gap.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
food-education-better-eating-better-learning-holyrood-secondary2019-01-23T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/food-education-better-eating-better-learning-holyrood-secondaryfood-education-better-eating-better-learning-holyrood-secondaryThis exemplar demonstrates how young people have led positive changes to the ‘out of school’ or ‘beyond the School gate’ experience.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
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
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
Borders College - Enhance2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Borders College - EnhanceBorders College - EnhanceOutlining the approach taken by staff at Borders College to ensure that qualified teaching staff are undertaking appropriate continuous professional development (CPD). 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
Airyhall School - Supporting Reading At Home2018-05-10T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Airyhall School - Supporting Reading At HomeAiryhall School - Supporting Reading At HomeA whole school approach to reading and promoting higher order reading skillshttps://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
College promotion and development of employability skills - Lews Castle College2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/College promotion and development of employability skills - Lews Castle CollegeCollege promotion and development of employability skills - Lews Castle CollegeOutlining the approach taken by staff at Lews Castle College to effectively embed essential skills, including employability and entrepreneurship in the curriculum.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Scottish Sports Futures - Jump2it Programme, YouthLink Scotland2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Scottish Sports Futures - Jump2it Programme, YouthLink ScotlandScottish Sports Futures - Jump2it Programme, YouthLink ScotlandThis practice exemplar details Jump2it, a health and citizenship-led programme delivered annually to participating primary schools by Scottish Sports Futures. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb44-lochgelly-hs2018-02-27T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb44-lochgelly-hshwb44-lochgelly-hsExplore how education and catering can work together to drive positive change in food education and school meal service.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
Discover your child is amazing – family literacy learning project2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Discover your child is amazing – family literacy learning projectDiscover your child is amazing – family literacy learning projectFind out about how the Dundee Adult Literacy Partnership piloted a highly targeted early intervention, family literacy and numeracy learning project.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Study Bar - Moray College2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The Study Bar - Moray CollegeThe Study Bar - Moray CollegeOutlining the approach taken by staff at Moray College to ensure all learners have access to support to develop more effective study skills.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
St Ignatius Primary - E-portfolio2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/St Ignatius Primary - E-portfolioSt Ignatius Primary - E-portfolioHear the benefits of this school using e-portfolios to record children's learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
How Perth Academy positively influenced experiences and achievements in Technologies (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/How Perth Academy positively influenced experiences and achievements in Technologies (2015)How Perth Academy positively influenced experiences and achievements in Technologies (2015)​The video demonstrates how Perth Academy has embedded a range of technologies across the curriculum.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
inc80-engaging-with-lgbt-and-migrant-equalities2018-05-14T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/inc80-engaging-with-lgbt-and-migrant-equalitiesinc80-engaging-with-lgbt-and-migrant-equalitieshttps://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Workplace Learning - Screenwriting for Postal Workers2018-02-20T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Workplace Learning - Screenwriting for Postal WorkersWorkplace Learning - Screenwriting for Postal WorkersFind out about planning, coordination and delivery of learning in the workplace and how literacies learning can be embedded in other programmes of learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Doing Our Best2018-02-07T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Doing Our BestDoing Our Best​​Doing Our Best is a programme developed by the Children's Parliament and Aberdeen City Council to address the attainment gap by building on learner self-perception and rights-based classroom relationships. It is built around creative whole-class and small group tasks.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
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
Making a business with art and design2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Making a business with art and designMaking a business with art and design​This exemplar will be useful to staff in secondary schools but may also have relevance for primary staff. 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
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
Partnership working through Project Search2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Partnership working through Project SearchPartnership working through Project SearchThis example outlines the approach taken by staff of New College Lanarkshire to work with partners to enhance employment training and support for people with learning disabilities aged 18-24 years.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
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
Stephen Heppell - Online Learning Communities2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Stephen Heppell - Online Learning CommunitiesStephen Heppell - Online Learning Communities​In this video clip, Stephen Heppell explores the changing nature of collaborative learning through the development of the internet and other technologies.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Target Jotter - Strathallan Primary2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Target Jotter - Strathallan PrimaryTarget Jotter - Strathallan Primary​A learner at Strathallan primary shares his experience of tracking and following targets set in his jotter.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
Gaelic Medium Education 3-18 - A case study from Sir E Scott School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Gaelic Medium Education 3-18 - A case study from Sir E Scott SchoolGaelic Medium Education 3-18 - A case study from Sir E Scott SchoolThe video and PowerPoint presentation describes effective and developing practice in the delivery of Gaelic Medium Education (GME) across a 3-18 setting.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Hip-hop culture: a primary motivator2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Hip-hop culture: a primary motivatorHip-hop culture: a primary motivator​This exemplar will be useful to staff in all settings.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
Involving parents in raising attainment at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Involving parents in raising attainment at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)Involving parents in raising attainment at Bishopbriggs Academy (2013)​This video demonstrates how Bishopbriggs Academy established effective relationships with parents to help raise the attainment and achievement of all learners.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
A whole school approach to promoting children's involvement in leadership at Ochiltree Primary2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/A whole school approach to promoting children's involvement in leadership at Ochiltree PrimaryA whole school approach to promoting children's involvement in leadership at Ochiltree Primary​The headteacher at Ochiltree Primary School in East Ayrshire describes how learners are given a variety of opportunities to take part in committees and working groups, acting as leaders. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb48-stjosephs2018-03-06T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb48-stjosephshwb48-stjosephsSee how St Joseph's Primary School in East Renfrewshire is successfully making the links between education and catering.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
Developing the curriculum and progression opportunities through partnership2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Developing the curriculum and progression opportunities through partnershipDeveloping the curriculum and progression opportunities through partnershipOutlining the approach taken by staff of Newbattle Abbey College to develop and expand its curriculum to ensure future provision took good account of key priorities and directives.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Hazlehead Academy – Involving young people in planning and assessing their own learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Hazlehead Academy – Involving young people in planning and assessing their own learningHazlehead Academy – Involving young people in planning and assessing their own learning​This practice exemplar shows how staff at Hazlehead Academy in Aberdeen developed a range of ways to involve young people in planning their learning and tracking their progress.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page