Numeracy rate falls among pupils in Scotland, latest figures show | BBC News — The Learning Renaissance

Pupils in Scotland are doing less well in maths, according to the latest Scottish government figures.Between 2013 and 2015, the proportion of P4 and S2 students performing ‘well or very well’ fell. Pupils from better off areas recorded better results than those from the most deprived communities. The country’s new education secretary John Swinney said […]

via Numeracy rate falls among pupils in Scotland, latest figures show | BBC News — The Learning Renaissance

Live updates: Scottish parliament votes against fracking — DRILL OR DROP?

The Scottish Parliament is discussing fracking in a debate on environment and land reform. The SNP’s environment and climate change secretary Roseanna Cunninngham (left) opens the debate. Her party introduced a moratorium on fracking last year during a research and public consultation programme. Scottish Labour and the Greens have tabled amendments opposing fracking. Catch up with live updates here […]

via Live updates: Scottish parliament votes against fracking — DRILL OR DROP?

Donald Trump is coming to the UK the day after the Brexit vote — Metro

Will you be there to roll out the red carpet?

via Donald Trump is coming to the UK the day after the Brexit vote — Metro

The pop-up reality for youth on the urban fringe

How do young people feel about the places where they live? And how do the spaces available to them, constrain or shape their activities?  Last week, Margaret Robertson, Professor of Education at La Trobe University in Melbourne presented a seminar at the University of Glasgow which explored these questions. The event was hosted by Glasgow […]

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