Guest blogs

Our guest blog series features Informed Scotland subscribers writing on the theme Making connections across the learning & skills landscape.

Informed Scotland makes connections across learning and skills in business, education, government and wider society, and seeks to identify emerging patterns and themes. As well as keeping busy people up to date with what’s happening, it aims to highlight opportunities for cross-sectoral learning and collaboration. We’re delighted to share the different perspectives of some of our subscribers via this guest blog series.

Read our latest blog by Jackie Borge about celebrating and recognising achievement in adult learning.


Celebrating achievement in adult learning by Jackie Borge of Borge Consulting. Published 27 April 2017.








be-personnel-10th-anniversary-logo-50-5-jan-2015-2Today’s young people – tomorrow’s workforce by Angela Brunton, Managing Director, Be Personnel Ltd. Published 21 September 2016.







GTCS logoTalking up teaching by Kenneth Muir, Chief Executive, General Teaching Council for Scotland. Published 18 August 2016.







SCEL Engage logoDeveloping teacher leadership with SCEL – co-creating the future by Fearghal Kelly, Lead Specialist: Teacher Leadership, Scottish College for Educational Leadership. Published  18 April 2016.






Clyde Gateway – creating a real life legacy by Natalie Phillips, Project Manager, Education, Business & Community Growth, Clyde Gateway. Published 3 November 2015.






Enhancing partnership working in teacher education by Tom Greene, Project Advisor and Joanna Holmes, Project Leader, West Partnership. Published 28 September 2015.






Engineering successful partnerships by Meg Wright, Director, EDT Scotland. Published 26 August 2015.






The SCQF journey continues… by Aileen Ponton, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework Partnership. Published 4 March 2015.






UCAS infographic UK country flows 2014-15

UCAS maps student movement across the UK by Helen Thorne, Director of Policy & Research, UCAS. Published 3 November 2014.








Digital creativity & computing in the classroom by Laurie O’Donnell, learning, technology and innovation adviser, consultant and visiting professor. Published 26 June 2014.






So What is Open Education? by Joe Wilson, then Head of New Ventures, Scottish Qualifications Authority. Published 6 May 2014.







UKCES Employer Skills Survey infographic

UKCES makes connections between disparate ideas by UK Commission for Employment & Skills. Published 27 March 2014.