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Back to DYW Live Offers > Heritage Hero Awards - An Introduction for Teacher

Partner:
Archaeology Scotland

Course Type:
Type 1 - Webinars

Curriculum:
Maths, Numeracy and Finance, English and Literacy, Science

Age Group:
Teachers (CLPL)

Start/End Dates:
Available Oct - Jun 2022

Timetable Availability:
Wednesday (4pm)

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

Duration:
60 Minutes

Repeated:
Yes

Repetition Frequency:
Monthly

Max Capacity:
30 Teachers

Description:
The Heritage Hero Awards are a free and inclusive wider achievement award, designed for groups working on history, heritage or archaeology projects. Our cultural heritage is everywhere and makes a great, as well as easily accessible, focus for your outdoor learning. The Awards can also support classroom learning - offering a focus, framework and a reward for group projects.

The presentation will introduce you to the Award scheme, taking you through each of the Award stages and activities suited to them. We’ll provide some case studies to inspire future Awards projects for your own group, with some discussion time to allow participants to start to develop their own projects.

Additional Requirements:
N/A

Other Info:
None

Please register your interest here!

Back to DYW Live Offers > Land-based Careers: Information for Teachers and Influencers

Partner:
Lantra Scotland

Course Type:
Type 1 - Webinars

Curriculum:
Science, Technology and Engineering

Age Group:
Teachers (CLPL)

ASN:
N/A

Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - Jun 2022

Timetable Availability:
Thursdays (4pm onwards)

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

Duration:
45 Minutes

Repeated:
Yes

Repetition Frequency:
Once per month

Max Capacity:
Unlimited

Description:
To raise awareness of the opportunities in the land-based and aquaculture sector, specifically to those who inform and guide young people to their positive destinations on leaving school - we'll provide an introduction to industries we work with, how these industries could link to the curriculum, share resources and provide an opportunity to connect with Lantra Scotland.

DYW Context:
These sessions will highlight what skills employers are looking for, the variety of careers available in our sector as well as the different pathways into a career in Scotland’s land-based and aquaculture sector.

Additional Requirements:
None

Other Info:
None

Keywords:
Countryside, Outdoors, Rural, Agriculture, Farming, Aquaculture, Fish, Animal Care, Environmental Conservation, Environment, Equine, Horses, Fisheries Management, Horticulture, Garden, Land based Engineering, Engineering, Forestry, Trees, Game and Wildlife

Please register your interest here!

Back to DYW Live Offers > Get Inspired by STEM

Partner:
Youth Scotland

Course Type:
Type 2 - Workshops

Curriculum:
Maths, Numeracy and Finance, Technology and Engineering, Science

Age Group:
P6, P7, S1, S2

ASN:
No

Start/End Dates:
18th Nov - 9th Dec 2021

Timetable Availability:
Thursdays (Flexible AM)

Number of Sessions:
4

Duration:
75 Minutes

Repeated:
No

Repetition Frequency:
N/A

Max Capacity:
30 pupils from 10 schools, total of 300

Description:
These practical sessions will introduce pupils to four different elements of STEM learning, whilst giving them the chance to complete a Dynamic Youth Award (SCQF level 3).

  • Session 1: Construct a structure larger than themselves from paper, learn about planning and creating a structure and what makes a design strong.
  • Session 2: Learn how to recognise various map symbols, and create a map of the space you're in. Create a 3D model and make a map of it.
  • Session 3: Learn about constellations, why they exist and what they can be used for, and then learn about the breakdown of various planets. Design a rover that can travel across another planet.
  • Session 4: Think about forces, and how you can manipulate them. Investigate what affects forces.

DYW Context:
Young people will consider the skills they are using and will gain a Dynamic Youth Award as part of attending the course.

Additional Requirements:
The course will use a range of activities from the Youth Scotland ‘STEM Activity Toolkit’ which will require some easily sourced resources which will be communicated to the class lead teacher no less than 1 week prior to the session.

Other Info:
The course has the option of accreditation through the Dynamic Youth Awards, an SCQF level 3 qualification.

Keywords:
STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, Practical, Accreditation

Please register your interest here!