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Truly Widening Access to a Degree

Truly Widening Access to a Degree

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Universities Scotland has just published ‘Working to Widen Access’, their collegiate response addressing the need to support potential students... read more

Digital Education Is Here To Stay

Digital Education Is Here To Stay

Thursday, 2 November 2017

In a recent report, employers anticipated that their most significant issue in the future will be their ability to recruit people with the right... read more

About The Portal

About The Portal

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Welcome to The Portal, an innovative platform for educational professionals to support continuous professional development by bringing together... read more

Curriculum for Excellence - achieving the principles.

Curriculum for Excellence - achieving the principles.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Something is going right! In a recent article in the Scotsman newspaper entitled State school medical students lead the way at graduations,... read more

The Learner Journey

The Learner Journey

Friday, 1 September 2017

More young people than ever before are staying on longer in school, then moving on to college or university with the intention of gaining formal... read more

Learning Styles – discredited but who knows?

Learning Styles – discredited but who knows?

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

For many years, learning styles were taught as part of teacher training. Daniel Willingham, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia... read more

Anxiety felt amongst teachers tackling education inequality

Anxiety felt amongst teachers tackling education inequality

Monday, 10 July 2017

Launched earlier this year in Scotland, the £120 million Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) aims to stamp out inequality within education, with hundreds of... read more

Active Reading: 5 Tips to Get Students Learning While Reading

Active Reading: 5 Tips to Get Students Learning While Reading

Sunday, 9 July 2017

So you’ve got your students reading, but how do you get them to remember what they’ve read? And how do you get them to apply this... read more

Teacher Workload

Teacher Workload

Saturday, 8 July 2017

A  government report published earlier this year in England has revealed that teachers there are working an average of 54.4 hours a week. 218... read more

The Portal Beginnings

The Portal Beginnings

Thursday, 6 July 2017

The Portal, an online Professional Development Programme for teachers and lecturers has been created by teachers for the teaching profession. Shona... read more