Art & Design

Saltire Award and Art Group Volunteers

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Four young people from S3 Torry Academy completed their fifty hour Saltire Award for Outward Bound at Torry Academy and wanted to explore further volunteering opportunities in their area. While considering a community project, the young people felt an activity aimed at younger children would be beneficial as families frequenting Torry Learning Centre had previously […]


Available NOW: Curriculum for Excellence Benchmarks

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Education Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) Statement for Practitioners¬†(Aug 2016) stated that the two key resources which support practitioners to plan learning, teaching and assessment are: Experiences and Outcomes Benchmarks Benchmarks have been developed to provide clarity on the national standards expected within each curriculum area at each level.¬† They set out clear lines of […]


School Leaders: Sign up NOW for Leading Learning Conference

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  Aberdeen City Council is holding a leadership conference on November 8th at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre for our head teachers, deputy head teachers and other school leaders involved in taking forward digital learning and teaching in their schools. This conference will include aspects of the recently published Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland. Digital technology can make a […]