Last Updated: Thursday, February 04, 2021

Supporting remote learning

What is this?

To enhance and complement the work practitioners, schools and local authorities are already undertaking, the following resources provide access to a range of support on remote learning that is available from national organisations.

Who is this for?

Education practitioners, parents, carers, and learners.

Remote learningRemote learning guidance

This advice on remote learning has been prepared by Education Scotland, in partnership with the COVID-19 Education Recovery Group (CERG), to support practitioners in leading remote learning in the coming weeks.

National e-Learning Offer logoNational e-Learning Offer

The National e-Learning Offer provides a range of live, recorded and supported learning resources to support practitioners in delivering remote learning. It is a collaboration by Education Scotland, e-Sgoil, ADES, the Scottish Government and Regional Improvement Collaboratives (RICs)..

Child using a laptopScotland Learns

Scotland Learns offers a range of ideas and activities to help parents, carers and practitioners support learning at home and during the recovery year. The resources are aimed at a variety of ages.

Rainbow painted on glass doorsCOVID-19 Education Recovery

The COVID-19 Education Recovery resource provides a single point of access to key advice from the Scottish Government's COVID-19 Education Recovery Group (CERG), and from sources approved by CERG.

GLOW logoGlow

Glow is Scotland’s nationally available digital platform. It provides free access for all learners and teachers to online tools such as Microsoft Office 365, Google G-Suite for Education and WordPress Blogs.

digilearn provides a range of strategies, tools and guidance to support learning and teaching remotely. This includes webinars and online support for those using Office 365 and Microsoft Teams.

Two teachers look at a laptopProfessional Learning

Education Scotland's professional learning resources include programmes of learning and a wide variety of online events covering a range of topics including curriculum support, Developing the Young Workforce, inclusion and data analysis.

Painted pebblesWhat Scotland Learned

What Scotland Learned gives examples of innovative practice from learners, parents and educators in Scotland during the first lockdown period in March to August 2020. Ten stories were also collected by interviews carried out with academics and educational leaders.

Saltire - detailStrengthening support for ELC and school staff

A new package to support the wellbeing of school staff includes support sessions and webinars, coaching and mentoring opportunities and enhanced support for recently qualified teachers. The Scottish Government in partnership with Early Years Scotland, has also developed a website dedicated to the wellbeing of those work in early learning and childcare. This provides helpful information as well as access to live wellbeing events.

Lockdown Learning logoBBC Scotland

BBC Scotland offers a wide collection of resources to support learners, teachers and parents, from Bitesize to Authors Live, Young Reporter and The Lab, with articles, audio and video clips.

SQA logoThe Scottish Qualifications Authority

The SQA has a resources hub for the delivery of National Qualifications in 2021 where teachers can get access to the latest information and resources to support the delivery of qualifications this year.

GTC Scotland logoGTC Scotland

GTC Scotland has created and curated a variety of resources and advice to support teacher health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis.