Articles tagged with: equality

Media issues for April

Higher Education Several colleges did not handle cuts in the number of senior staff during a major reform programme as well as they could have, according to the public spending watchdog (BBC News, 02/04/2015) Budget watchdog says Scotland’s further education colleges managed their finances and organisation well through the process of merging into bigger public […]

Involving and recruiting diverse parents – Aberdeen – CANCELLED

THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. For more information please contact the office at sptc@sptc.info or 0131 474 6199

Involving and recruiting diverse parents – Falkirk

The session should give you lots of ideas on how to reach parents who are not as involved as they could be due to different barriers: along the way we will answer some of your questions and might even bust a few of the myths surrounding parental involvement. Our session ‘Engaging and recruiting diverse parents’ […]

Glenrothes High School Cluster

If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers and a way of contacting you should the event […]

Glenwood Cluster

If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers and a way of contacting you should the event […]

Auchmuty Cluster

If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers and a way of contacting you should the event […]

Dunfermline Cluster

If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers and a way of contacting you should the event […]

Parent Council Essentials

For more information about this event please click here Parent Council Essentials is suitable for both new and more experienced Parent Council members. It is a whistle-stop tour of the role and responsibilities of Parent Councils – how they work, what they can get involved in. The session will give you lots of ideas for […]

Media issues for September 2014

Child Protection Postgraduate certificate from NSPCC Scotland and Stirling University wants to equip practitioners for the reality of their work. (Guardian, 01/09/2014) Religion SCOTLAND’S denominational schools would be given constitutional protection in the event of independence, an SNP Government minister has claimed. (Herald Scotland, 15/09/2014) Health A hundred schools across Scotland are attempting to drive […]

Media issues for August 2014

Exams  NEW school qualifications have been hailed a success after more than a year of upheaval in the classroom, although pass rates at Higher and Advanced Higher have fallen. (Herald Scotland, 05/08/2014) TENS of thousands of school students across Scotland will receive their exam results today, with the pass rate falling slightly for the first time in […]

Involvement of non-resident parents in their children’s education

Children in Scotland is currently funded by the Equalities Unit of the Scottish Government, aimed at achieving ‘equal parenting’ with particular emphasis on the role of fathers in families. Families Need Fathers Scotland (FNFS) is a social care organisation which helps parents whose children’s relationship with them is under threat. We offer information, advice and […]

Does additional support mean one-to-one support in class?

Media issues for July 2014

Exams Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research. (BBC, 25/07/2014) DOZENS of schools across Scotland are delaying introducing new Highers in popular school subjects for another year, it emerged yesterday. (Scotsman, 26/07/2014) Young people across Scotland will sit a “confusing” patchwork […]

Growing Up in Scotland Conference – New Findings 2014

Growing Up in Scotland is a research study commissioned by the Scottish Government. It aims to track the lives of thousands of children and families from early years to childhood and beyond.  GUS provides new information to help the Scottish Government and others develop policies and services for children and their families so that all […]

Buckhaven High School Cluster

Media Issues for June 2014

Early Years Additional in-service day for primary teachers. (Scottish Government, 05/06/2014) THE cost of the Scottish Government’s flagship policy of providing childcare to disadvantaged two-year-olds has risen by 50 per cent, the education secretary revealed yesterday. (Scotsman, 05/06/2014) A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare for the most ­disadvantaged two-year-olds from August this year is […]

Involving more parents in the Parent Council – CANCELLED

This session has been cancelled.

Lochgelly Cluster

Viewforth High School Cluster

Scottish Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (SELMAS) Forum – The Challenge of Socially Just Leadership 2014

May 2014 The SELMAS Forum was held at St George’s School in Edinburgh on 15 May. The aim of the conference was to discuss how school leaders can improve social justice in our schools and communities. It was attended by SPTC directors David Chalmers and Julie Ashworth. Main Speakers Rosa Murray from the General Teaching […]