A week in primary: 19 January 2018

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Teaching that prioritises play and other open-ended approaches can result in pupils struggling with more traditional methods when they are older, a new report suggests. However, active learning, which aims to involve students more in the learning process, has been “particularly effective in engaging pupils”, according to the Ipsos MORI Scotland report for the government, Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research 2016.

A Highland primary school has won praise from Hollywood star Hugh Jackman after using a song from his new film to celebrate diversity. Drakies Primary in Inverness tweeted a video ...

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