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6 days ago

Join us for 'The Learning Conversations' podcast with Education Scotland Chief Executive Gillian Hamilton, where she talks to best-selling author Katriona O'Sullivan. Katriona shares her story of the remarkable journey from unimaginable poverty and trauma to academic success and how it serves as a powerful testament to resilience and determination.
Katriona and Gillian talk about trauma and how it might present itself in a young person in the classroom. 

Friday May 10, 2024

Episode 11 – Bex Ewart in conversation with Rob Houben
In this uplifting episode Bex discusses achieving education that meets individual needs with the inspirational Rob Houben. We hear Rob’s poignant story of his struggles within the system as a child and how this informed his pedagogical thinking as an educator and esteemed international advisor.
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Thursday May 02, 2024

Thursday May 02, 2024

Thursday Apr 18, 2024

Best-selling author, Graeme Armstrong joins us for this podcast to talk about his decision to step away from gang culture and substance abuse as a young person and pursue a career in English.
In this week’s episode, Chief Executive Gillian Hamilton delves into conversation with Graeme where he shares his experiences of his school life growing up and the support he received from a teacher to help him realise his dream of becoming an author.  

Tuesday Apr 02, 2024

The Pedagogy Podcast Show Notes
Episode 10 – Bex Ewart in conversation with Dr Susan Outlaw
In this episode Bex explores pedagogy with Dr Susan Outlaw, Executive Director at Metro Deaf School in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. Metro Deaf School serves over 140 Deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing students in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul Metro area. The school is an ASL/English bilingual setting serving infants to young adults 21 years old. Dr Susan Outlaw works with amazing children, staff, and families. Dr Susan Outlaw participates in research, leads workshops, and provides national and international presentations on the topics of child-centred education, the importance of play in education, language and literacy development, and ASL/English bilingualism.
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The Pedagogy Podcast – Core Pedagogical Considerations Graphic:
‘We Want Play Too’ – Dr Susan Outlaw’s presentation to The Lego Foundation’s Playful Schools Conference 2023

Wednesday Mar 20, 2024

In this episode of The Learning Conversations, Gillian Hamilton speaks with guests Angela MacDonald and Dr Kaitlyn Regehr to explore how social media scrolling is impacting pupil behaviour, with a particular focus on online misogyny.
You can also find out more about the latest Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) resource here, which offers a safe space to discuss gender-related pressures among young people: New Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) resource tackles online misogyny | News | Education Scotland


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Education Scotland is the national body for supporting quality and improvement of learning and teaching in Scottish education. 

We are driven by the shared ambitions of supporting the development and wellbeing of all those who work in education and ensuring positive experiences and outcomes for all learners. 

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