Free unicef ‘Myths and Misconceptions’ Resource

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  Unicef have recently launched a free resource which breaks down some of the common myths and misconceptions about children’s rights which they have encountered in their work with teachers, parents and school communities through the Rights Respecting Schools Award. “Children have the right to be loved. Children have the right to make mistakes. With rights come […]

Provost Skene’s House – Hall of Heroes

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Within the Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan, Provost Skene’s House will be developed as a new visitor attraction. As part of its development, the building will carry the stories of more than 100 people from Aberdeen and the North East who helped to transform the wider world.   The public are being asked to vote for their […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

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Please find below the programme for the Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 – this event will take place on Sunday 29th January 2017 at the Belmont Filmhouse.   The event is free but booking is essential. Booking can be made by phoning Belmont Filmhouse Box Office -Tel: 01224 343500 or viahttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/holocaust-memorial-day-2017-commemoration-at-belmont-filmhouse-tickets-30951131668     Source: Curriculum […]

Chalk Talk Pupil Editorial Board

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Thursday saw the second Pupil Editorial Board for the forthcoming edition of Chalk Talk. Pupils from Braehead, Abbotswells, Brimmond primaries and Hazlehead, St Machar and Peterhead academies came together at the Evening Express offices in Aberdeen to make a range of editorial decisions about the next edition of the supplement. Pupils worked collaboratively to discuss […]

Aberdeen City Rights Respecting Newsletter

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We have just finished collating and producing the first Aberdeen City Rights Respecting Newsletter. This aims to share some of the good practice happening locally, some ideas and resources that you might find useful and information that may be of interest. Please follow the link to the Pupil Participation Glow Group to access a downloadable […]

The link between participation, a rights based approach to learning and attainment

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The Scotsman recently published a very interesting article written by Tam Baillie (Children and Young People’s Commissioner Sotland) on the link between pupil participation, a rights based approach to learning and attainment. You can read the article in full here: http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/tam-baillie-children-are-the-real-education-experts-1-4222811 You can read the published research which Tam Baillie refers to within the article here: http://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/achievement-and-attainment.pdf (Images courtesy […]