Thu 17th Jul '14 14:58
Fri 27th Jun '14 12:37
As the Government advocates the use of the Pupil Premium for LOtC activities, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom have put together information to give schools confidence in using the Pupil Premium in this way. More...
Fri 23rd May '14 10:11
Research: School trips improve weaker pupils' writing
http://news.tes.co.uk/b/news/2014/05/21/school-trips-and-structured-writing-helps-secondary-students-catch-up-with-classmates.aspx A school trip to the zoo could help a struggling pupil to learn how to read or write, according to a new report.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/writing-about-my-day-at-the-zoo-can-help-a-childs-literacy-survey-finds-9413381.html It aims to encourage pupils to take ownership of their work and can be used to teach most genres of writing, including narrative writing. Memorable experiences, such as trips to local landmarks or visits from World War II veterans, were used as a focus for writing lessons.
http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects/using-self-regulation-to-improve-writing/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is one of 4 project evaluations just published http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects/projects-a-z/?tile=3&ids=0|531|595|529|530
Not all the others appear to show such strong effects/impact
Mon 12th May '14 10:30
CHILDREN must play outdoors more to protect against cancer in later life, a major study urged last night.
Mon 17th Feb '14 10:50
Disappointing that a need for this has come up again.
Obviously our message hasn't been getting through in some quarters.
Tags: Health and Safety
Mon 27th Jan '14 08:41
As part of Mountain Training’s 50th Anniversary we’re launching a ‘Leader of the Month’ award, to help raise awareness of our unsung heroes and the inspiring work they do. Although the title of the award is ‘Leader of the Month’, you can nominate all coaches, leaders, instructors or course directors with a Mountain Training award More...
Fri 17th Jan '14 08:56
Extracts from Micheal Gove's Speech and FSC future targets leaflet.
Sat 14th Dec '13 12:05
The Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee.
Fri 13th Dec '13 13:09
The winter of 2012 was one of the coldest, longest and busiest on record in the Scottish mountains. More...