Professional Learning Newsletter – March 2021

Welcome to the March edition of our newsletter. Spring is just round the corner and it looks like we will soon have a bit more freedom to enjoy it. It could also be a good time to think about professional development so why not have a look at the various resources we have on offer!

Principal teacher: leadership of learning follow up course

This interactive online workshop has been designed to complement previous Principal Teacher: Leadership of Learning courses.
Participants from the previous courses will have the opportunity to learn more from the presenter about leadership of learning, and to share the progress and impact of their change initiative identified on their previous leadership of learning course.

The course is split into 2 morning sessions, 9.00am – 12.30pm:

• Friday 7 May
• Wednesday 12 May

Course fee for both sessions: £139

Booking deadline: Friday 23 April 2021

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Moray House Offers

Moray House Read, Write, Count Activities for Families
The Moray House Read, Write, Count Group has developed a number of videos to support families to read together and take part in related creative activities, which have just launched in time for the Easter holidays. Please help us spread the word about these resources for families of children particularly in Primary 3.

Visit our website to discover newly developed resources including videos to support children’s learning at home relating to this year’s Read, Write, Count Primary 3 book bags.

Decolonising the Curriculum – Visiting Speaker Series

Moray House School of Education and Sport is offering a series of talks from visiting speakers on the subject of decolonising the curriculum.

This series is sponsored by The Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain; University of Edinburgh’s Moray House School of Education and Sport, Race Equality Subgroup; and The Centre for Education on Racial Equality in Scotland.

The series will run until June 2021.

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ACT – Agents of Change Toolkit Workshop: Co-design of games for achieving change

We are hosting a free workshop for teachers as part of our ACToolkit ( project that might be of interest to school practitioners.

The workshop helps teachers develop a prototype game or another playful activity for enacting change towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG4 of providing equitable and inclusive education. This event offers the chance for you to work with experts in game design and playful learning to develop an activity that will help your institution to achieve that change.

• Date: Thursday 25 March
• Time: 4.00-6.00pm

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Enhancing global, UK and Scottish physical activity policy and guidance

The Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC)’s mission is to encourage people of all ages to ‘sit less and move more’, and enjoy the physical, mental and social health benefits of an active lifestyle.  PAHRC research addressed the challenges of evidencing the health and economic benefits of walking and cycling, and of how to assess the effectiveness of physical activity policies to promote walking and cycling globally.

Find out more by visiting our dedicated webpage.


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