A summary of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) resources.

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A summary of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) resources. The link above will open the DYW Summary on the National Improvement Hub which provides a summary of key information, resources, exemplification and links shared via Education Scotland’s website so far. Who is this for? The following DYW materials aim to support professional learning and development […]

Launch of Aberdeen City Council’s Secondary Confucius Classroom at Oldmachar Academy

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On Wednesday 7th June,  Oldmachar Academy celebrated the official launch of the Aberdeen City Council Confucius Classroom. The launch ceremony included performances from pupils at Danestone Primary, Glashieburn Primary and Oldmachar Academy. Guests were welcomed from Strathclyde University, Aberdeen University, Aberdeen City Council and the Oldmachar Academy Parent Council.   The Confucius Classroom hub will support […]

Closing the Equity Gap

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During today’s Curriculum Team meeting we had a very lively and engaging discussion around closing the poverty related attainment gap. The initial discussion stemmed from a very interesting article which was recently published by BBC News in their current series of articles examining  Scotland as an unequal nation. The piece titled, ‘How a life of poverty […]