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activity-agreement2018-04-23T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/activity-agreementactivity-agreementDiscover how young people aged 16 to 19 who left school without a positive destination progressed to sustained training of their choosing.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
elc44-talking-listening-and-questions2018-04-30T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/elc44-talking-listening-and-questionselc44-talking-listening-and-questionshttps://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
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
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
Senior phase pathways: Taking forward CfE in the senior phase in three secondary schools 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Senior phase pathways: Taking forward CfE in the senior phase in three secondary schoolsSenior phase pathways: Taking forward CfE in the senior phase in three secondary schools ​In this resource, three secondary schools describe some innovative aspects of their senior phase curriculum, including two-year courses leading to qualifications.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
ENABLE Scotland - Stepping Up programme2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/ENABLE Scotland - Stepping Up programmeENABLE Scotland - Stepping Up programme​Stepping Up bythe charity ENABLE Scotland delivers an innovative employability programme for young people aged 14 to 19 who have learning disabilities.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
COSLA National Learning Event2018-01-18T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/COSLA National Learning EventCOSLA National Learning Event​​COSLA’s National Learning Event took place in October 2017 where a series of inputs were given by those involved in working with refugees.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sac81-raising-attainment-in-literacy-language-and-communication-northern-alliance-final-report2018-05-09T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/sac81-raising-attainment-in-literacy-language-and-communication-northern-alliance-final-reportsac81-raising-attainment-in-literacy-language-and-communication-northern-alliance-final-reportHighland Council and the seven Local Authorities within the Northern Alliance collaborate to develop an emerging literacy approach that matches teaching and learning to the needs of children.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb37-food-science-videos2018-03-15T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/hwb37-food-science-videoshwb37-food-science-videosBrowse six food science videos available on topics including emulsions, enzymic browning and the Maillard reaction.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Working with young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees2018-01-18T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Working with young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugeesWorking with young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees​​This exemplar is based on the current practice of Glasgow Clyde College that works with young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees.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
Building the Ambition at Cowgate Under 5s Centre2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Building the Ambition at Cowgate Under 5s CentreBuilding the Ambition at Cowgate Under 5s CentreThis practice exemplar from Cowgate Under 5s Centre in Edinburgh contains a series of five short video clips that showcase the high quality provision on offer at the setting.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Introduction to dyslexia and inclusive practice - Free online modules2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Introduction to dyslexia and inclusive practice - Free online modulesIntroduction to dyslexia and inclusive practice - Free online modulesThe first of three free online modules developed in response to recommendations 1 and 2 of the 2014 Education Scotland review Making Sense: Education for Children and Young People with Dyslexia in Scotland.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Pupil Equity Funding (PEF)2018-03-29T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Pupil Equity Funding (PEF)Pupil Equity Funding (PEF)Pupil Equity Funding (PEF) is additional funding from the Scottish Government’s £750 million Attainment Scotland Fund, allocated directly to schools and targeted at closing the poverty related attainment gap. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Literacy Circles – Reading and writing circles2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Literacy Circles – Reading and writing circlesLiteracy Circles – Reading and writing circles​These free professional development resources provide up-to-date practical advice, guidance and strategies to support the assessment and planning for literacy difficulties.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Continuous profiling and reporting in primary schools: The Highland Council2018-01-01T01:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Continuous profiling and reporting in primary schools: The Highland CouncilContinuous profiling and reporting in primary schools: The Highland Council​Those interested in tackling bureaucracy and addressing undue workload in schools will find this example of practice useful.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
Carol McGuiness - Teachers and thinking styles2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Carol McGuiness - Teachers and thinking stylesCarol McGuiness - Teachers and thinking stylesCarol reviews some of the considerations facing teachers when planning for thinking skills.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
What would you like to be?2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/What would you like to be?What would you like to be?​In this short film clip young people express their career aspirations, their plans on how to get a job and the skills they think they have or wish to develop to realise their future pathways.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
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
East Dunbartonshire's Cycle Co-operative2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/East Dunbartonshire's Cycle Co-operativeEast Dunbartonshire's Cycle Co-operative​East Dunbartonshire's Cycle Co-operative is a not for profit social enterprise project that promotes cycling to children and adults in East Dunbartonshire.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
Managing change - St Roch’s Primary and Deaf School in Glasgow2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Managing change - St Roch’s Primary and Deaf School in GlasgowManaging change - St Roch’s Primary and Deaf School in GlasgowAnimations describing the impact on children and the approach taken by staff to reflect on their attitudes, understanding and practice in relation to factors that affect children’s lives and their learning.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
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
Animation in the classroom - Developing skills in animation2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Animation in the classroom - Developing skills in animationAnimation in the classroom - Developing skills in animation​This resource has been designed to help practitioners teach animation skills. It can be used to plan an animation project in the classroom or playroom.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
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
East Dunbartonshire - Developing the sciences across the authority (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/East Dunbartonshire - Developing the sciences across the authority (2013)East Dunbartonshire - Developing the sciences across the authority (2013)​The video describes the strategic approach taken by East Dunbartonshire Council to raise attainment and achievement across the authority.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Woodmuir Primary School - Involving children in planning and assessing their own learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Woodmuir Primary School - Involving children in planning and assessing their own learningWoodmuir Primary School - Involving children in planning and assessing their own learning​This practice exemplar shows how Woodmuir primary school staff involve children in their own learning and how this is helping children understand their progress in literacy. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
How Woodside Nursery School has developed partnerships to support children’s learning 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/How Woodside Nursery School has developed partnerships to support children’s learningHow Woodside Nursery School has developed partnerships to support children’s learning ​Find out how staff at Woodside Nursery School in Glasgow are involving the wider community in the delivery of the curriculum.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
Youth Beatz events and educational programmes at the Oasis Youth Centre in Dumfries2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Youth Beatz events and educational programmes at the Oasis Youth Centre in DumfriesYouth Beatz events and educational programmes at the Oasis Youth Centre in Dumfries​This resource highlights the work of Youth Beatz events and educational programmes at the Oasis Youth Centre in Dumfries.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Childline and religious bullying2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Childline and religious bullyingChildline and religious bullying​Childline has developed a resource for young people who have been bullied because of their religion.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Barony A Frame – Working in partnership with the local community2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/The Barony A Frame – Working in partnership with the local communityThe Barony A Frame – Working in partnership with the local communityAccess to core values of Curriculum for Excellence such as forging connections with the local community, interdisciplinary learning and the provision of access to recognise wider achievement.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
Family challenges’ to encourage parental engagement in Religious and Moral Education2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Family challenges’ to encourage parental engagement in Religious and Moral EducationFamily challenges’ to encourage parental engagement in Religious and Moral Education​This video demonstrates how Kirkcolm Primary School has developed a series of family challenges which encourage parental engagement in children’s learning in Religious and Moral Education.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
DYW – Interesting Practice: Kibble Education and Care Centre2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/DYW – Interesting Practice: Kibble Education and Care CentreDYW – Interesting Practice: Kibble Education and Care CentreThis exemplar is part of the ‘Developing the Young Workforce – Interesting Practice’ series which aims to provide ideas, inspiration and connections around the implementation of DYW.https://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
Carol McGuiness - Creative thinking2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Carol McGuiness - Creative thinkingCarol McGuiness - Creative thinkingIn this video clip, Carol reflects on the growth of creative thinking skills 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
Creativity through dance at Pilrig Park School2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Creativity through dance at Pilrig Park SchoolCreativity through dance at Pilrig Park SchoolThe headteacher of Pilrig Park School in Edinburgh explores the impact of dance on learners’ problem solving skills, creativity and the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence. 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
City of Glasgow - Learner-centred e-portfolios2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/City of Glasgow - Learner-centred e-portfoliosCity of Glasgow - Learner-centred e-portfoliosOutlining an approach taken by staff at City of Glasgow College to present learners with additional opportunities to increase their motivation and improve their attendance and success rates.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Improving uptake in modern languages in the senior phase2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Improving uptake in modern languages in the senior phaseImproving uptake in modern languages in the senior phaseConversations about improving the uptake of modern languages in the senior phase. As well as four case studies of schools with high numbers of candidates studying languages in the senior phase.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Cowcaddens Nursery - eTwinning Project Report2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/Cowcaddens Nursery - eTwinning Project ReportCowcaddens Nursery - eTwinning Project Report​This will be helpful to nursery staff and managers, teachers and headteachers, particularly those reflecting on making learning more motivating and engaging.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page