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…

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…

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…

Young people to shape action on poverty through “Our Voice” project

A new project has been launched by the Northern Alliance to shape what’s done to tackle the poverty-related attainment gap by capturing the voice of children and young people with lived experience of poverty. Teachers and practitioners from the eight local authorities which form part of the regional improvement collaborative Read more…

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