children and their teacher making a balloon powered model car

Testimonials

By the end of the 2020-21 school year, 265 teachers and 6,500 pupils and their families from 7 local authorities will have participated in Learning Lab. 

Teachers

It’s very relevant and has so many extension opportunities in terms of cross curricular learning.” 

“Lessons were of a high standard and took into account the challenges of the recovery curriculum.”

"Having the expert interviews organised for us was a great help and an inspiration for the children.

Pupils

My favourite thing about GSC Learning Lab is the video calls because I liked seeing a real scientist."

“My favourite thing was displaying our learning.  It was interesting finding out about other people's learning.“

“My favourite thing was learning about rain gauges and making them. It was super-duper fun and I’ll never forget it.

Parents (on family learning sessions)

They were very interesting and I learned so much from them” 

“One of the things it has done is sparked off family discussions. We've talked about it over dinner quite a few times.

Local Authorities

The Learning Lab has been an excellent opportunity for Glasgow City Council schools…The programme content is relevant, engaging and mapped to Curriculum for Excellence which has allowed for easy integration into the classroom. The content has challenged pupils to apply their skills and understanding to real life contexts and has supported teachers to deliver high quality learning experiences both in school and through remote learning. This programme has been very well received by schools with positive feedback from all who have taken part.

Glasgow City Council Education Department 

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