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…

Have you had any experience of implementing emerging literacy? We’d love to hear from you!

Members of our Northern Alliance Emerging Literacy Network are in the process of evaluating the implementation of Emerging Literacy across the Northern Alliance. We want to be able to understand what the barriers are to implementing the Emerging Literacy approach and also what supports us to take this approach forward. Read more…

Learning in STEM in early years

Early learning and childcare (ELC) staff are receiving new help to inspire young children in science and maths. A new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning package, developed in partnership with the University of the West of Scotland, provides multi-media resources and activities for staff to help babies and Read more…

A whole-school approach to literacy, language and communication – the elements worth considering

The Emerging Literacy area of the site has been redeveloped. In taking a developmental approach to literacy, language and communication, there are four elements to consider (click the links below): Taking a developmental approach to Emerging Literacy in Early Learning and Childcare (ELC).  Taking a developmental approach to Emerging Literacy Read more…

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