Month: November 2020

Child poverty in rural areas

Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland has published a report investigating children, young people, rural poverty and social exclusion in Scotland. Written by Jayne Glass from the Rural Policy Centre of Scotland’s Rural College, the report finds that rural poverty accounts for 16 percent of all poverty in Scotland but is often less visible in urban areas and …

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Dance as a way of teaching other subjects

An innovative dance project aimed at contributing to positive culture change in schools has proved itself able to reinforce pupil learning and develop new approaches to teaching. YDance, the national dance organisation for young people aged 3 to 21, developed Shake it Up, an interdisciplinary dance project for Scottish schools. The project is aimed at …

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