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www.scottishlearningfestival.org.uk35The Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideEXHIBITOR PROFILESThe Educational Recording Agency (ERA) licenses educational establishments to copy or record broadcast material from the television or radio. Recorded programmes or clips or part of the recordings can then be built into a resource bank covering topics such as drama, wildlife, the arts and current affairs. Copies of licensed recordings, and clips from them, can be made for educational use within licensed premises. To access these recordings or clips from home an additional ERA Plus licence is needed. Please come and see us for further information about the ERA and ERA Plus Licence.EDUCATIONAL RECORDING AGENCYD19New Premier House, 150 Southampton Row, London, WCIB 5AL, UKTel: 020 7837 3222Fax: 020 7837 3750Email: vsmith@era.org.ukWeb: www.era.org.ukOffsite Backup is a disaster recovery solution, secured to the highest encryption standard, that complements your already existing data backup strategy and takes away the necessity of removing backup data from the premises. This eliminates the possibility of your data becoming lost or subjected to external environmental factors, as seen in the media many times over, laptops, discs and drives left with sensitive data in all manner of public places. Offsite Backup does not require any intervention, the process is automated and fully managed. We also offer unlimited Web hosting, Host what you want and as much as you want!EDUCATION & IT LTDJ64UWarwick House, Spring Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B11 3EA, UKTel: 0844 357 8656Fax: 0871 522 7059Email: info@relaxyourdataissafe.co.ukWeb: http://www.relaxyourdataissafe.co.ukEco-Schools is an international initiative and award scheme that encourages whole school action for the environment. Schools are encouraged to improve their environmental management and include sustainable development and citizenship issues in the school curriculum - linking closely with the Curriculum for Excellence. Eco-Schools can help schools to: * Encourage active citizenship * Improve the school environment * Reduce litter & waste and energy & water use * Promote healthy lifestyles & devise efficient ways of travelling to & from school * Build strong community partnerships * Develop international and global links. Visit us at stand F61 - www.ecoschoolsscotland.orgECO-SCHOOLS SCOTLANDF61Eco-Schools Scotland, c/o Keep Scotland Beautiful, Wallace House, 17-21 Maxwell Place, Stirling, FK8 1JU, UKTel: 01786 468232Fax: 01786 464611Email: kate.campbell@ksbscotland.org.ukWeb: www.ecoschoolsscotland.orgEast Dunbartonshire is an area of great natural beauty and lies to the north east of Glasgow, within easy reach of Stirling and Edinburgh. As the gateway to the famous West Highland Way and the home of the picturesque Campsie Hills and surrounding villages, the area has something to offer all visitors. Local communities in East Dunbartonshire include Kirkintilloch, Lenzie, Bishopbriggs, Lennoxtown, Milton of Campsie, Twechar, Torrance, Bearsden and Milngavie. Within the education service there are 36 primary schools, 2 special schools, 8 secondary schools as well as 19 nurseries (including 3 extended day establishments) and 29 partnership centres.EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCILLA29Boclair House, 100 Milngavie Road, Bearsden, G61 2TQ, UKTel: 0141 578 8920Fax: 0141 578 8934Email: Yasmin.Ashby@eastdunbarton.gov.ukWeb: www.eastdunbarton.gov.ukSince the two services merged, the best practices from both departments have been brought together to improve and enhance the service. The department has built on its strong relationship to promote an even greater partnership that shares its responsibilities and provides the best possible services for our customers, among them some of the most vulnerable people in East Ayrshire.East Ayrshire CouncilLA20Woodstock Centre, Woodstock Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BE, UKTel: 01563 555634Fax: 01563 574079Email: john.l.wilson@east-ayrshire.gov.ukThe Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU) has a team of specialists in Scotland to enthuse and motive teachers and trainees, in Earth science teaching - it's CPD that doesn't cost the earth! Supporting Curriculum for Excellence using stimulating cross-curricular approaches, workshops include: . Scotland Rocks! (stages pre-school - P4) . Scotland's Rocky Journey (stages P5-S1) . Scotland on a Plate (stages S2-S4). These NO FEE workshops (minimal expenses only): . provide teaching ideas, guaranteed to generate debate about the magnitude of Earth processes and problems; . promote enthusiasm for exploring, discovering and sharing; . are practical, interactive and enjoyable.EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION UNIT (ESEU)Q32School Of Public Policy And Professional Practice, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UKTel: 01782 734236Fax: 01782 734438Email: eseu@keele.ac.ukWeb: www.earthscienceeducation.comEarly Learning Associates is a non profit making company that works to promote best practice in early years across Scotland within the birth to 8 age range. It takes its inspiration from Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy. More recently they have become part of the Reggio Children International Network and will be available to support people in Scotland who want to understand more about the Reggio Emilia approach. There are currently three associates within the company. They are Pat Wharton, Terry McCabe, Delia Binney ( O'Hagan) and they can support educators in professional development courses, in house customized sessions etc.EARLY LEARNING ASSOCIATES LIMITEDEY47Praron House, Abbots Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8HX, UKTel: 01324 473664Fax: 01324 473575Email: margaret@gre-sites.comWeb: www.earlylearningassociates.comDynaVox Mayer-Johnson - L32 - Everyone's Included! Come on board with Boardmaker®. Visit DynaVox Mayer-Johnson to see how the Boardmaker Software Family and PCS symbols are transforming teaching and learning for all. Our tried and tested whole school solution supports special educational needs, inclusion, literacy development and EAL. Experience the benefits that Boardmaker has delivered to countless pupils and teachers in primary and secondary schools across Scotland and elsewhere. During the Festival we will be launching Boardmaker Studio®, the latest innovation in the Boardmaker Software Family. Visit our stand and enter the free prize draw to win Boardmaker software for your school.DYNAVOX MAYER-JOHNSONL32Units 5 & 6 Benford Court, Lower Cape, Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 5DA, UKTel: 01926 516250Email: amanda.peck@dynavox.co.ukWeb: www.mayer-johnson.co.uk

EXHIBITOR PROFILES36www.scottishlearningfestival.org.ukThe Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideFine Solutions design and manufacture a range of unique products for messy play and carry large stocks of over 2000 different educational toys and resources for Early Years. Our business is built on top quality personal service with a keen eye on cost. Products we offer have all been rigorously tested for suitability in the play and learning environment. We are actively involved in providing product and supply solutions in partnership with pre-school organisations, nursery chains and are official contractors to Scotland Excel. We have a wealth of educational experience stretching back 30 years - why not try us out?FINE SOLUTIONS (NOTTINGHAM) LTDEY4Unit 10 Manvers Business Park, High Hazles Road, Cotgrave, Nottingham NG12 3GZ, UKTel: 0115 9899300Fax: 0115 9899360Email: info@finesolutions.co.ukWeb: www.finesolutions.co.ukIn Fife we believe all children should be encouraged to maximize their potential and our education services are designed to meet the varying needs of all learners. Fife Education Service is the 2nd largest in Scotland with 143 primary schools, many with nursery classes; 16 stand-alone nurseries, 19 secondary schools and 6 special schools. We provide over 55,000 children and young people with a broad and balanced education every year; an education that is being further enriched through developments associated with Curriculum for Excellence. FIFE COUNCIL EDUCATION SERVICELA31Auchterderran Centre, Woodend Toad, Cardenden, Fife KY5 0NE, UKTel: 08451 55 5 555 ex 44 19 34Web: www.fife-education.org.uk For twenty five years Fieldwork Education has been working with schools throughout the world to help improve learning through four distinct ways: School Management Services, Curriculum, Professional Development support and Evaluation and Assessment programmes. Our International Primary Curriculum has been chosen by over 1000 schools in 62 countries for its international mindedness and thematic, cross-curricular, rigorous approach. Our Professional Development division includes the ILMP Program in collaboration with NAHT and ECIS. We also provide bespoke courses, conferences and consultancy. Our Evaluation and Assessment is focused around the Looking for Learning and Assessment for Learning Toolkits. We also provide Learning-Focused Reviews.FIELDWORK EDUCATION AND IPCK4425 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6LD, UKTel: 020 7531 9696Fax: 020 7531 1333Email: info@fieldworkeducation.co.ukWeb: www.fieldworkeducation.co.ukThe European Parliament Office in Scotland aims to increase awareness of the its activities in Scotland, as well as highlighting the work of the six Scottish Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). We . produce a number of leaflets, posters, wall-charts and gadgets, many free of charge . respond to queries about the EP to the public, journalists, private, public and voluntary sector . provide educational resources on EU matters for primary and secondary teachers . identify and provide speakers for EU-related events . assist and advise the EP and its UK Office in matters relating to Scotland. For further information: epedinburgh@europarl.europa.eu or visit www.europarl.org.uk/scotlandEUROPEAN PARLIAMENT OFFICE IN SCOTLANDL44The Tun, 4 Jackson's Entry, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ, UKTel: 0131 557 7866Fax: 0131 557 4977Email: epedinburgh@europarl.europa.euWeb: www.europarl.org.ukChannel 4 Learning will demonstrate Clipbank, the 'learning service' for secondary schools. Much more than 'just' a video clip archive - each clip is curriculum focused and full planning support for teachers is provided. Espresso Primary is the UK's leading digital curriculum service where teachers find a wealth of video clips, multimedia activities, printable resources, News Bites, cross-curricular Resource Boxes and teacher support. Both include an 'embed code' feature, enabling users to display and play clips, and Home Access for teachers and students to extend learning opportunities. Please contact us on 0800 0345 200 or at info@espresso.co.ukEspreso Education & Chanel 4 LearningE10Hythe House, 200 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London W6 7NL, UKTel: 020 7870 4585Fax: 020 7870 4501Email: info@espresso.co.ukWeb: www.espresso.co.ukESP Scotland (Education and Special Projects Scotland) Ltd specialise in the design, installation and support of the playground as a context to deliver improvements across the whole school, through the use of playground equipment and playground markings. We work in partnership with the Active Schools network, PE specialists, non PE specialists and professional coaches in delivering our strategy of Shaping A Community of Practice Through PE and Sport in order to deliver the 2 hour PE aspiration and contribute to the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence, Health HEAT targets and school agendas.ESP SCOTLANDH68272 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 4JR, UKTel: 0845 6041455Fax: 0845 6041047Email: info@espplayscotland.co.ukWeb: www.espplayscotland.co.ukThe Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), founded in 1847 by Royal Charter, is the oldest teaching union in the world. The EIS is the largest teaching union in Scotland with over 60,000 members, representing 80% of teachers and lecturers across all sectors of education. The EIS is active in promoting Continuing Professional Development for teachers and lecturers. The EIS has a network of accredited Learning Representatives to advise members on CPD, and also works in partnership to deliver courses for teachers and lecturers including a Chartered Teacher programme.EISK4746 Moray Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BH, UKTel: 0131 225 6244Fax: 0131 220 3151Email: bcooper@eis.org.ukWeb: www.eis.org.ukEducationCity.com - the future of curriculum content. Trusted and used in over 14,000 schools, EducationCity.com is the leading teaching, learning and assessment resource. Ideal for children aged between 3 and 12 years old and children with special educational needs of all ages. EducationCity.com's highly engaging and interactive activities are an inspiration to learning in the classroom. EducationCity.com's activities cover English, Maths, Science, French, German and Spanish and are mapped to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Ideal for use on interactive whiteboards for whole class teaching or on individual computers to support independent learning. 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