Learning & Skills in Scotland – What’s on the horizon for 2019?

In an interview for Radio EDUtalk, Angela took David Noble’s listeners on the third annual whistle-stop tour of some of the items that will be shaping Scotland’s learning & skills landscape this year.

You can listen to a podcast of the show, which also reviewed the Hottest Topics in 2018. Below are links to some of the programmes, projects and events mentioned for 2019:

National programmes & reviews

Resources, opportunities & courses

  • SQA is continuing to publish documents on the changes to Advanced Higher assessments
  • Two universities are offering teacher education courses for the first time from September – Edinburgh Napier and Queen Margaret University
  • Applications for Erasmus+ funding are open to Scottish schools and organisations until 5 February (for mobility funding) and 21 March (for strategic partnership funding)
  • British Council has CPD workshops available in Norway, Albania and France for teachers in Scotland and the wider UK  
  • Children’s University Scotland is keen to hear from schools interested in working with them on new ways to support children’s wider participation in learning outside of school and during holiday periods
  • The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) is continuing its national rollout of MyProfessionalLearning
  • SCQF Partnership has projects to recognise and map the skills of migrants and veterans

Future Learning & Skills

Themed weeks & major conferences: full list on the Events Calendar

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