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Tes Scotland - 10 January 2020

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Curriculum for Excellence fails to live up to its name

Curriculum for Excellence fails to live up to its name

While Curriculum for Excellence should be lauded for its emphasis on holistic education and its willingness to trust teachers’ professional judgement, there is still a way to go before it can truly...

10 min read 10 Jan 2020
The rise of the EduTuber
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EduTubers: will they really change how you teach?

Google’s video-streaming platform is coming for the education sector but, as Grainne Hallahan finds, a glut of free-to-view lessons could create as many problems as they solve. Will teachers have a...

16 min read 10 Jan 2020
Why girls need to be outsiders
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Outdoor education: all-female activities boost confidence

Outdoors education almost always takes place in a mixed-gender setting – but all-female activities such as mountain biking and trekking have been shown to enhance body image, boost confidence and help...

7 min read 10 Jan 2020
Learning with children's toys stacks up
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Why learning with children’s toys stacks up

Accessing an older student’s inner child is one of the keys to overcoming their resistance to learning, believes Emily Gunton. She explains how breaking out the Mega Bloks helped her secondary music...

5 min read 10 Jan 2020
The rise of the EduTuber
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Audio Article

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EduTubers: will they really change how you teach?

Google’s video-streaming platform is coming for the education sector but, as Grainne Hallahan finds, a glut of free-to-view lessons could create as many problems as they solve. Will teachers have a...

16 min read 10 Jan 2020
Why girls need to be outsiders
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Outdoor education: all-female activities boost confidence

Outdoors education almost always takes place in a mixed-gender setting – but all-female activities such as mountain biking and trekking have been shown to enhance body image, boost confidence and help...

7 min read 10 Jan 2020
Learning with children's toys stacks up
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Why learning with children’s toys stacks up

Accessing an older student’s inner child is one of the keys to overcoming their resistance to learning, believes Emily Gunton. She explains how breaking out the Mega Bloks helped her secondary music...

5 min read 10 Jan 2020