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IGBE MEETS

IGBE Meets are opportunities for practitioners interested in addressing gender imbalances in participation, curricular

preferences and learner pathways, to come together for local network building, idea sharing and collaborative problem solving.            

TIME AND PLACE

All IGBE Meets will start at 1:30pm and finish at 3:40pm.

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS 12th Nov
The Gordon Schools, Huntly, AB54 4SE 21st Nov
Dundee and Angus College, Dundee, DD5 1NY 21st Nov
St Andrews RC Secondary, Glasgow, G32 6QE 21st Nov
James Young High School, Livingston, EH54 6NE 26th Nov
Oban High School, Oban, PA34 4JB 27th Nov
 

To book a place, see Eventbrite links on www.bit.ly/NIHIGB  

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Anyone who is interested in discussing how we approach and engage people in improving gender balance and equalities. This event is aimed at practitioners from schools and ELCs, but we would also welcome interested practitioners from other organisations, including Community, Learning and Development and local authority staff.

 

Creative Science: Free online professional learning from Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth Learning Service is launching a brand new way for teachers to participate in their professional learning offerings via online CLPL. With content designed to be explored and completed over 4 weeks and geared towards primary level practitioners, Creative Science is a course that explores just how intrinsic creative thinking is to STEM. Learning is facilitated via informative videos featuring experts from across the sciences, with activity suggestions to try with your learners, downloadable BGE curriculum-linked resources, and discussion forums to share ideas.
Sign up for free today to join the course from 4th November.

Register for Creative Science CLPL

Connecting Classrooms Through Global Learning FAQs

What is Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning?
CCGL is a fully-funded programme from the British Council open to Scottish schools that supports learners and teachers in Scotland and across the globe to collaborate on, and learn about, the global issues we face in the world today. There are so many ways that you can get involved – take a look at the variety of opportunities on offer to you as a practitioner or to your school as a whole.

More information on CCGL

Unicef World Childrens Day 20 November 2019

Free classroom activities and lesson plans

On November 20 2019 – the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child – the idea is that children will raise their voices in solidarity with the world’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable children. #WorldChildrensDay is a call to action for children, by children – demanding a better future for every child.
To celebrate World Children’s Day, the World’s Largest Lesson have teamed up with UNICEF to create fun and interactive resources including a new lesson plan & activity pack, dedicated to educating children and young people around the world about child rights.

Download your World’s Largest Lesson resources

Explore Global Goals with Scotdec

New resource launch: Explore the Global Goals with our free digital packs for primary and secondary schools!

Primary and secondary teachers in Scotland can now download our free digital pack designed to teach young people about the Sustainable Development Goals and to discover ways to address the issues in their own communities and further afield. The digital pack contains a powerpoint, postcards and booklet to keep. Each postcard has an activity for introducing a goal and ideas for exploring it further in the classroom and the interactive powerpoint is jam-packed with eye-catching, engaging and of-the-moment resources your learners will identify with and enjoy.

You could incorporate the materials into a PSE programme, use for subject-specific content or find ideas for developing the John Muir Award and Saltire Award – the possibilities are endless!

PLUS become a Global Goals Champion school!

Global Goals Champions can be run as a school or year group initiative to motivate and inspire young people to find out more about the Goals. As they learn more about individual Goals, young people can collect stamps in their Global Goals Passport. If they collect 7 stamps they achieve a bronze certificate, 12 stamps for silver and 17 stamps for gold.

Everything you need to run the Global Goals Champions initiative is free to download below,
along with the digital SDG packs:

 

Access the primary pack

 

Access the secondary pack