Revisiting our approach to Emerging Literacy – with your feedback

For the past year, colleagues from across the Northern Alliance have been working collaboratively on an evaluation of Emerging Literacy, with the final report published during October 2020. Emerging Literacy, developed in 2015, was designed to help practitioners and families improve children’s early literacy skills from the start of ELC Read more…

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…

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