English as an Additional Language CPD Opportunities for Session 2019/2020

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10th September 2019 – English as an Additional Language:Practical Ideas to Support Bilingual Learners in P4-7 – 16:00 – 17:45 This is a practical workshop to give advice to teachers supporting bilingual learners in P4-7 settings. Course objectives include: Sharing good practice in working with bilingual pupils (learners of English) in their settings Highlighting inclusive…

ReadingWise Information Sessions

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ReadingWise Information Sessions 3rd July 2019 at St Joseph’s Primary School 10am to 11.15 ReadingWise Decoding intervention training 11.30 to 12.15 ReadingWise Comprehension intervention training 12.15 to 1 – ReadingWise QA; reporting and monitoring; general discussion extending to free classics and Roald Dahl comprehension resources Staff can select which sessions they are interested in. This…

2nd October 2019 – Relationships and Sexual Health and Education (SRE) for Staff working with primary school aged Children and Young people

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2nd October 2019 – Relationships and Sexual Health and Education (SRE) for Staff working with primary school aged Children and Young people 09:00 – 15:30 at Lochside Academy This training has been developed using nationally evaluated and recognised Sexual Heath and Relationships Education materials. The training will include interactive, attitudinal and values based work designed…

Aberdeen Reads at your Local Library!

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This year we have a brand new reading challenge: Aberdeen Reads! This challenge is for everyone, so teachers, children, young people and their families can all get involved and encourage each other to keep reading over the Summer holidays! Aberdeen Reads will run from Friday 5 July until Saturday 24 August, and will challenge everyone…

CoreHR - A new one stop shop for YourHR, Open Options and Pie is here!

CoreHR is here!

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CoreHR – A new one stop shop for YourHR, Open Options and PSe is here! CoreHR is transforming the way we work giving employees and managers easy and quick access to better content and improved features. Key Features Include: Quick access to payslips Easy to request annual leave Access to training records Record Flexi Time […]

Outdoor Learning: Investigating Biodiversity through Pond Dipping

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5th June 2019 Outdoor Learning: Investigating Biodiversity through Pond Dipping 16:00 – 18:30 This CPD session aims to train teachers in the use of the excellent resources found at Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre and Cruickshank Botanic Garden. Participation in this pond-dipping workshop will enable teachers to deliver activities that increase the child’s awareness and appreciation of…