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Author: Liz Fitzpatrick

The Playback Digital Resource Update

I am pleased to inform you that the Playback ICE Digital Resource relating to the primary school Knowing Me, Knowing You Resource has a new updated interface and design for staff to access the resource materials more easily. The changes made to the digital resource are outlined below. The Web Address is now – https://playback-elearning.com (note if you click on the original link you will be redirected to the new address automatically) All practitioners will continue to use the same personal login details. Once logged in they will see a different home page. They should click on the ICE Pack ICON to access their resources in the Course Overview Section We have also included a news update section that will be updated on a regular basis. Staff can access new resources for pupils and teaching staff, including: Classroom Planners from Nursery – Primary 7 linked to E&Os and Girfec Wellbeing Indicators Pupil Activity – Pupil Statements linked to Girfec Well-being Indicators (can be used with Parents) Top Twenty Skills – Findings from teaching staff re skills development and Staff Activity Self-Reflective Activity for Staff – Adults as Role Models – Reflect on your daily Routine Performance Mojo and Friends Story Book – Web link included in Planning and Implementation documents for all staff to access the flipping book We have developed a new Pupil Resource to support Well-being and...

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‘Knowing Me’ A Pupil Health and Well-being Resource – Primary Schools

NEW RESOURCE! Download this new resource presentation for your review. The presentation provides an overview of the resource, how it will support national priorities around wellbeing and skills development and generate robust, reliable data to evidence pupil progress and their personal journey to improvement. We know that assessment of children’s progress throughout primary school and in secondary S1–S3 is based on teachers’ “professional judgement” and will continue to be the most important way of assessing a child’s progress. The ‘Knowing Me’ resource provides an ongoing self-evaluative tool that will support learners to reflect and review themselves, to identify and evidence...

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‘Knowing Me’ A Pupil Health and Well-being Resource – Secondary Schools

NEW RESOURCE! Download this new resource presentation for your review. The presentation provides an overview of the resource, how it will support national priorities around wellbeing and skills development and generate robust, reliable data to evidence pupil progress and their personal journey to improvement. We know that assessment of children’s progress throughout primary school and in secondary S1–S3 is based on teachers’ “professional judgement” and will continue to be the most important way of assessing a child’s progress. The ‘Knowing Me’ resource provides an ongoing self-evaluative tool that will support learners to reflect and review themselves, to identify and evidence...

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Leadership

Vision and Leadership This programme will provide experienced head teachers with a framework to further develop themselves as inspirational leaders in driving success and motivating others on their professional journey. Developing Leadership This programme will provide a contemporary approach to the development of the key dimensions of leadership thus enhancing fundamental skills for new and aspiring school leaders. Inclusive Education This programme will support head teachers to build on their understanding of the concepts and issues surrounding inclusive education. The importance of having inclusive policies and practices will raise staff confidence and competence in supporting students to reach their full potential.  We will explore how staff currently meet the individual needs of students as they differ in personalities, skills, talents, abilities, aspirations, cultural affiliations and life experiences. It is our hope that participants will understand the importance of reflecting on practice in order to develop and improve the learning experiences and outcomes for all children. To discuss further or request a presentation please contact our training team to discuss your needs: Email: administrator@playbackice.com Phone: +44 (0)131 453...

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How Well Do You Review Your Learning and Teaching?

How Well Do You Review Your Learning and Teaching? provides a framework for school leaders that will enhance and build on their current capacity to improve and achieve the journey to excellence through focused self-evaluation questions in the following areas. Assessing progress and achievement Learning as personal development – meaningful in the lives of children and young people Meeting children’s learning needs Planning the outcomes of learning Promotion of active learning Ensuring quality and confidence in assessment Reporting on success in achieving outcomes Monitoring, recording and tracking success Profiling success in achieving outcomes of learning Recognising achievement Using assessment to support learning This resource supports the Getting it right for every child agenda (GIRFEC Scotland and Every Child Matters, UK). The resource also addresses each of the five ‘Areas of Excellence’ identified by HMI (Scotland): Culture and Ethos, Partnerships, People and Vision and Leadership and How Good Is Our School 4 (HGIOS 4) (Scotland 2015.) The resource also takes account of ‘The evaluation schedule for the inspection of maintained schools and academies’, Ofsted, 2012. (UK) Reference source: The Journey to Excellence Information Flyer: Teaching-_Learning_Info To discuss further please contact: Email: administrator@playbackice.com Phone: +44 (0)131 453 5514 Download Information Flyer...

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