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 post by Sarah Philp, Director of Learning Scotland at Osiris Educational about powerful professional learning.

Powerful professional learning by Sarah Philp, Director of Learning Scotland, Osiris Educational. Published 23 October 2018.

Scotland’s Year of Young People – grasping the opportunity by Geoff Leask, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise Scotland. Published 25 January 2018.

Looking beyond the classroom to tackle the achievement gap by Neil Mathers, Chief Executive, Children’s University Scotland. Published 30 November 2017.

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

Today’s young people – tomorrow’s workforce by Angela Brunton, Managing Director, Be Personnel Ltd. Published 21 September 2016.

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

Developing 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.