Improve your numeracy learning and teaching with #NA2020Maths events

Numeracy and maths experts from our Northern Alliance regional improvement collaborative alongside Education Scotland will be offering two half-day conferences for both Primary and Secondary teachers and practitioners in November to support what’s delivered in classrooms across the eight northernmost local authorities in Scotland. The Northern Alliance N5 Maths Conference Read more…

Building and growing our e-learning community across Scotland

e-Sgoil, our Northern Alliance e-learning school based in Eileanan Siar (the Western Isles) – which we’re lucky enough to have benefited from since it was established in 2016 – is doing an incredible job of extending its offer across Scotland. More than 3,300 secondary pupils, from all 32 local authority Read more…

Engaging young people through Promoting Equity Week

The Children and Young People’s Commissioner, Bruce Adamson has taken a lead roll in engaging young people as part of the Northern Alliance’s Promoting Equity Week by leading two workshop sessions on children’s human rights.  Primary as well as Secondary age students were able to join in two live online hour-long sessions Read more…

#Collaboration newsletter

You can catch up on previous editions of our bi-monthly newsletter – bringing together the work of colleagues seconded to take forward our Northern Alliance Regional Improvement Collaborative priorities as well as Education Scotland’s dedicated Northern Team – by following the below Sway links. September 2020: http://bit.ly/NANewsletterSept20 July 2020: https://bit.ly/NANewsletterJuly20 Read more…

Educators to address attainment gap with ‘Equity Week’

Education specialists from across the North-east, North and West of Scotland are to deliver a week-long series of digital professional learning events for teachers and practitioners from the end of September as part of a drive to increase awareness about child poverty in Scotland and the impact this has on Read more…

‘Even fish have rights’ – GamesCon shines a light on digital learning during lockdown

Although the Northern Alliance’s GamesCon event couldn’t go ahead this year, the regional improvement collaborative’s digital team encouraged schools to submit their fantastic examples of digital learning online to celebrate young people’s achievements and inspire their peers. Participants have been provided with a digital certificate and their work has been Read more…

Leadership for all

Around 40 educators have been taking part in the Peer Coaching Programme over the last few weeks. This programme will be developed over the course of next session, enabling more people to access training and coaching to support them, and their teams, to lead improvement and change. Additional coaching offers, Read more…

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