Primary school teachers are being given the confidence to teach languages to their pupils through a new project run by The Open University (OU) in Scotland and SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages.
Charities and businesses across Scotland are joining forces in an innovative event on “civic leadership”. The half-day event brings together The Open University, TSB Bank and Cyrenians as well as the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in a bid to unite the skills and common drive of both third sector organisations and businesses looking to create a better future together.
Professor Joyce Tait has been appointed to the Council for Science and Technology, which advises the Prime Minister on science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual UK government departments.
Open education in today’s online world is an issue for all associated with learning, with universities, colleges, business and the third sector having a leading role to play, a leading Scottish academic has stressed.