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A forward-thinking tech-focused school, opened in Silicon Valley in 2013 run and supported by alumni from companies like Facebook, Google and Uber is making waves in education by focusing on student-cantered learning controlled by technology.

Larbert High in Falkirk have secured a £3000 grant thanks to one of their Biology teachers to help buy a Crime Scene Investigation kit to get kids playing CSI with DNA.

A new project run by the Scottish Government and NHS in Glasgow has helped to halve smoking figures amongst 13 year-olds in the region.

Last week, a new organisation, Outdoor and Woodland Learning Scotland (OWL Scotland) was launched at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Their aim is to get young people playing more outdoors whilst increasing their learning about nature and sustainability.

Being Mindful in the Classroom

Written by | Thursday, 23 April 2015

Tanshall Primary School in Glenrothes are some of the first youngsters to receive a new 'mindfulness' qualification in Scotland.

The Polar Academy Returns!

Written by | Tuesday, 21 April 2015

After 10 days of pulling their 45kg sledges, camping on ice, bracing themselves against -15 degrees temperatures and conducting experiments for the European Space Agency, 10 teenagers aged 15 to 17 have returned from Greenland - and they feel more confident and ready for life than ever. 

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