Journey to Excellence

Learning and teaching

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Learning and teaching is the core business of schools and other centres of learning.

Schools must ensure that children and young people have the highest quality learning experiences. A clear focus on outcomes for young people is essential, with lesson and programme planning that helps learners achieve to their fullest extent.

These learning and teaching aims lie at the very heart of Curriculum for Excellence.

Watch videos showing excellence in learning and teaching

  • Assessing, tracking and reporting
  • Bearsden Cluster - Science literacy
    Watch an approach taken by a secondary school and its partnership primaries to develop literacy across the sciences. Hear the benefits for children, young people and staff from this partnership working. As well as increased confidence of teaching sciences from primary staff the S1 sciences course now takes greater account of prior learning and has higher expectations of young people.
  • Bearsden Cluster - Skills progression
    Listen to the partnership working between Bearsden Academy and the partner primary school. Watch children at P3 carry out, record and observe an experiment in a science lab at the Academy. Hear about the sophisticated skills the children develop through this well-planned approach to skills progression.
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