‘Changing Tides and Making Waves: Youth Participation Leading Positive Change Across the North Sea’

Northern Alliance CLD colleagues have joined up with the CPMR North Sea Commission to host an international virtual youth conference for young people across the North Sea. On the 14th November, the Northern Alliance and the CPMR North Sea Commission will welcome youth delegates aged between 16-24 to ‘Changing Tides Read more…

Leugh & Seinn Le Linda – Exciting Opportunity for ELC providers

e-Sgoil, in partnership with Comhairle nan Leabhraichean, is delighted to offer early learning and childcare settings the opportunity to register for an eight-week block of Gaelic storytelling sessions starting Thursday, 19 November, 10 am-10.30 am.    Join acclaimed BBC presenter and entertainer Linda MacLeod for ‘Leugh & Seinn le Linda,’ Read more…

Our e-learning school, e-Sgoil supporting young people across Scotland

Over 200 schools from across Scotland have expressed an interest in the comprehensive programme of complementary BGE support being offered by e-Sgoil as part of the National e-Learning Offer. e-Sgoil is our e-learning school which is based in the Western Isles as part of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and we are Read more…

Peer coaching opportunities and leading at a time of change

As well as supporting the accomplishment of goals, coaching can play a valuable role in enhancing the quality of conversations within our learning communities. Coaching can also build valuable relationships that strengthen our support networks. There are several coaching programmes currently underway across the Northern Alliance in partnership with the Read more…

The real impact of Promoting Equity Week 2020

Northern Alliance colleagues leading our Raising Attainment and Closing the Poverty-Related Attainment Gap workstream are pleased to have delivered a very successful week-long series of events relating to all aspects of the curriculum, drawing from the expertise of a wide range of colleagues. Events were delivered in partnership with a Read more…

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…

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…

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