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22 Jun 2020

Supporting autistic students in uncertain times.

Author: Catriona Mowat, Disability Manager, Student Wellbeing Service, Glasgow Caledonian University

Catriona Mowat describes how the Student Wellbeing Service at Glasgow Caledonian University became the first in the UK to receive accreditation by the National Autistic Society (NAS).
14 May 2020

How college innovation is bringing online learning to health and social care workers

Author: Gordon Manson – Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Forth Valley College

Forth Valley College’s e-learning induction programme is one of the projects being funded by the Scottish Funding Council’s College Innovation Fund.
06 Apr 2020

What the COVID-19 emergency is teaching us about our institutions

Author: Karen Watt, SFC Chief Executive

SFC Chief Executive, Karen Watt, pays tribute to the early response by Scotland’s colleges and universities to the pandemic.
27 Mar 2020

Taking action to reduce carbon emissions from University business travel

Author: Siôn Pickering, SRS Project Coordinator for Edinburgh University

This weekend for Earth Hour Siôn Pickering writes about the need for Universities to cut back on emissions through reduction in business travel.
11 Mar 2020

Getting additional support needs right

Author: Lucia Ramon Mateo, Funding Policy Officer, Scottish Funding Council

Understanding student needs is essential to our collective support for ASN students writes Lucia Ramon Mateo.
21 Feb 2020

Mediating multilingualism – in Scotland and India

Author: Gordon Wells, Project Manager, Soillse

On International Mother Language Day, Gordon Wells reflects on the value of multilingualism.
10 Feb 2020

Beyond tolerance, towards acceptance

Author: Sukhi Bains, Chair of the Scottish Race Equality Network (Colleges & Universities), Head of E&D at the University of St Andrews, and global EDI Freelancer.

Sukhi Bains reflects on respect, dignity and privilege.
13 Jan 2020

For the love of science

Author: Helen Bell, science teacher, 13 January 2020

Helen Bell writes about retraining as a science teacher after a ten-year break.
07 Jan 2020

The Mystery Filling

Author: Angus Wark, Reference Services Team Leader, National Library of Scotland

Angus Wark shares what it’s like working as a librarian at the National Library of Scotland.
17 Dec 2019

Climate Emergency to Climate Opportunity

Author: Dr Martin Valenti, Head of Climate Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise

Dr Martin Valenti looks at the complex climate change challenges we face and how we can collaborate to tackle them.

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