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www.scottishlearningfestival.org.uk53The Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideEXHIBITOR PROFILESOur New Curriculum for Excellence Dimensions Toolkit is designed to help plan, organise and assess schools own innovative creative curriculum. Dimensions enables you to design and customise your Primary Curriculum in a clear, step-by-step way using the Design Modules, Skills Ladder and Dimensions Model. Dimensions is built on the principles of creativity, collaboration, cross-curricular working and context. Bubbles Creative Educational Resources for Music, Dance and Drama provides primary resources designed to inspire and motivate teachers and learners through a more creative curriculum. We cover Foundation Stage through to Upper Key Stage 2 carefully ensuring continuity and progression.UNIPACE LTDJ64FUnit 1, Harrison Street Trading Park, Harrison Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB22JE, UKTel: 01254 680575Fax: 01254 681136Web: www.unipace.co.ukTTS Group are celebrating 25 years of supplying innovative educational resources to Primary Schools and Early Years Settings. Our products are extensively researched and sourced based on ideas and suggestions from advisers, teachers and practitioners. In our 2010 furniture range we have introduced over 600 NEW resources designed with your Spaces & Places in mind - out or indoors we have furniture and storage solutions whatever the weather. Visit us on stand D14 where you will find a range of products helping create inspiring learning environments, to engage children in all areas of the curriculum and a host of innovative resources. www.tts-ecat.co.ukTTS GROUP - SPACES & PLACESD14Park Lane Business Park, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 9LE, UKTel: 0800 318 686Fax: 0800 137 525Email: sales@tts-group.co.ukWeb: www.tts-shopping.comVisit us on stand D11 for electronics resources to support your primary curriculum. TTS are releasing Easi-Walker, a brand new class pedometer kit, designed for using datalogging in Mathematics, P.E. and Geography. A brand new assessment resource is launched: Talk Tracker, ideal for keeping audio records on learning or children focussed on timed tasks. Experience TTS favourites including; digital cameras, control resources, dataloggers and Easi-View, the cheapest Primary Visualiser under £85! Discover award winners like Bee-Bot, Easi-Speak. Specifically designed resources for Early Years such as the Easi-Torch designed for discovery in light and colour as well as Science investigations.TTS GROUP - ELECTRONIC LEARNINGD11Park Lane Business Park, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 9LE, UKTel: 0800 318 686Fax: 0800 137 525Email: sales@tts-group.co.ukWeb: www.tts-shopping.comTTS is home to innovative educational resources and are celebrating 25 years supplying Early Years Settings, Childminders and Schools. Our products are researched and sourced based on ideas and suggestions from advisers, teachers, practitioners and many others, whose number one priority is the same as our own - children. The result is exceptional resources that will meet your needs and do what they promise - or your money back! For 2010 we have introduced over 1,600 NEW products. Visit us on Stand D10 where all show orders will receive a 5% discount with Free delivery. www.tts-ecat.co.ukTTS GROUP - EARLY YEARSD10Park Lane Business Park, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 9LE, UKTel: 0800 318 686Fax: 0800 137 525Email: sales@tts-group.co.ukWeb: www.tts-shopping.comTTS Education Ltd was established to promote the teaching of leadership and management skills to secondary/high school students. To that end TTS have created a portfolio of courses for the three educational phases of the 11-18 age groups. Based on a proven pedagogical model of activity, reflection and theory, these fully resourced, active learning courses promote the skills, qualities and behaviours sought after by society and employers. Individual student folders provide ample evidence of student attainment and personal development. The courses are closely mapped to the Curriculum for Excellence and have the full endorsement of the Chartered Management Institute. TTS EDUCATION LTDC3848 Butts Green, Westlake, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 7XU, UKTel: 0113 230 1141Email: eric.liddell@ttseducation.comWeb: www.ttseducation.comTruancy Call is a leading provider of automatic notification systems for schools and colleges. Truancy Call (www.truancycall.com) - automatic parent notification system that allows first-day contact with parents regarding absenteeism via email, text and phone. Call Parents (www.callparents.com) - a cost-effective general communication system used by schools to inform parents via email, text and phone of forthcoming events and important school notices, significantly reducing administration and mailing costs. Text Someone (www.textsomeone.com) - allows pupils to report incidents of bullying, theft, crime or unwanted behaviour in confidence, 24 hours a day seven days a week by text, email or phone message.TRUANCY CALLL10Lonsdale House, 52 Blucher Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 1QU, UKTel: 0870 046 4246Fax: 0870 062 6820Email: stephen@truancycall.co.ukWeb: www.truancycall.comThis unique mobile art gallery in a large bus brings contemporary art exhibitions into schools and communities throughout Scotland. The current exhibition is Impossible Nation, a collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland outreach team exploring what the concept of the 'nation' means to young Scots. Contemporary Scottish artists have completely transformed the interior of the gallery, combining a range of media including drawing, painting, spray painting, sculpture, paste-ups and projections to explore themes of identity, landscape, portraiture and culture. The Travelling Gallery at Scottish Learning Festival is supported by Creative Scotland.THE Traveling GalleryQ23Web: www.thetravellinggallery.comJCA has been providing challenging residential and single day activity & adventure experiences for over 15 years and is proud to announce a second year partnership with SYHA at Loch Lomond for 2011. Our courses focus on learning outside the classroom and with over 30 land and water based activities on offer there will be something to suit every budget. Whether your trip is for a residential week or just for a single day visit, we will always guarantee you great value for money. Contact us for information at www.jca-adventure.co.uk TRAVEL CLASS LIMITEDB21The Port House, Marina Keep, Port Solent, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 4TH, UKTel: 02392 222876Web: www.travelclass.co.uk

EXHIBITOR PROFILES54www.scottishlearningfestival.org.ukThe Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideWidgit pioneer the use of symbols to support vocabulary development, learning and communication. Widgit are the creators of the Widgit Symbol Set - a 'symbol language' of over 10,000 symbols which each provide a visual representation of a single concept. Widgit Symbols can support text to help those who struggle with reading and writing to participate and communicate, by making messages and information more accessible and easy to understand. Widgit's software, which includes 'Communicate: In Print', 'Communicate: SymWriter' and Widgit's online software 'Point' and 'Insite', is used worldwide, enabling Widgit Symbols to support text in print, on screen and online.Widgit L2726 Queen Street, Cubbington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 7NA, UKTel: 01926 333680Fax: 01926 885293Email: info@widgit.comWeb: www.widgit.comMotivation and enjoyment are key attributes of Wordshark and Numbershark. Recent versions of Wordshark include specific activities for the teaching of synthetic phonics as a starting base for reading and spelling. The program has over 9,000 recorded words and sentences including 3,000 for use at secondary level. Numbershark helps students to understand and enjoy numeracy and to improve mental maths. It covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple percentages, fractions and decimals. Wordshark and Numbershark are especially useful for students with dyslexia and dyscalculia but are also widely used in mainstream teaching.WHITE SPACE (WORDSHARK)E271 Lochaline Street, London, W6 9SJ, UKTel: 020 8748 5927Fax: 020 8748 2120Email: sales@wordshark.co.ukWeb: www.wordshark.co.ukAs a council, which is committed to continuous improvement, West Lothian has won national recognition and a number of prestigious awards for innovations across its service areas. We have contributed to the development of Curriculum for Excellence through a number of national secondments. Cluster working and practitioner involvement are the foundations for the development of teaching materials, which support cross curricular and cross sectoral working. These materials can be seen at the West Lothian stand in the local authority village where you will also be able see our innovative use of Glow to support the sharing of practice.WEST LOTHIAN COUNCILLA4Weat Lothian Education Centre, Ogilvie Way, Livingston, Scotland EH5 48H, UKTel: 01506 777 451Fax: 01506 7776378Email: isobel.chambers@westlothian.gov.ukWeb: www.westlothian.gov.ukOur greatest resource in West Dunbartonshire's Education Department is the skills and commitment of our educational staff. In the current financial climate we are facing these challenges with an innovative and flexible approach to the delivery of CPD. Our presence at the SLF illustrates the authority's vision of distributive leadership. This bottom up approach has enabled class teachers and pupils to be leaders of learning. Examples of this can be seen at the various seminars presented by WDC practitioners. Our stand, LA25, which can be found in the Local Authority Village will also be featuring the work of our pupils.WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCILLA25Education Services, Rosebery Place, Clydebank, G81 1TG, ScotlandTel: 01389 73 8236Email: rhona.mackenzie@west-dunbarton.gov.ukWeb: www.west-dunbarton.gov.ukWesleyan for Teachers offer a bespoke financial planning service to teaching professionals. Our Financial Consultants are trained to understand the career paths and financial needs of teachers. We can provide advice on a whole range of financial products and services, and have a full understanding of the Teachers' Pension Scheme. We're approved by NASUWT and have helped thousands of education professionals to plan for their financial future. We offer no-obligation personal financial reviews as well as organise school seminars to talk about the financial options available to you and to answer your questions. WESLEYANL17Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6AR, UKTel: 0845 351 2352Fax: 0121 200 2971Email: Financialreview@wesleyan.co.ukWeb: www.wesleyan.co.ukWesco offers everything you need for the Early Years and infant sectors. Whether it be baby room equipment, nursery or classroom furniture and resources, physical play (our soft play and mat ranges are superb!) and sports equipment or a vast array of educational (and entertaining) toys, games, puzzles and teaching aids - its all in the 904 page Wesco catalogue. Visit the Wesco stand to receive a 10% discount voucher which is valid until the end of December.WESCOJ58Unit 20 Manvers Business Park, High Hazles Road, Cotgrave, Nottingham NG12 3GZ, UKTel: 0115 989 9765Fax: 0115 989 2401Email: aine@wescouk.co.ukWeb: www.wesco-group.comVSO is the world's leading international development charity that works through skilled professionals to tackle poverty. We need experienced educationalists to improve education systems for people in countries across Africa and Asia. You share your experiences where it's greatly needed. We provide a living allowance, flights, accommodation, medical insurance and extensive training and support. Thanks to the Scottish career break policy educationalists can now volunteer for up to two years with job security. You'll also be better placed to deliver the Curriculum for Excellence on your return. VSO also offers support for Global schools projects and other development resources. VSO SCOTLANDK52Thorn House, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR, UKTel: 0131 243 2781Email: susanne.darcy@vso.org.ukWeb: www.vso.org.ukHow would you like to join a union that gets results, but can also offer you the friendly and personal service you deserve? Voice is an independent union representing professionals in education, early years and childcare - from nursery to tertiary - including heads, teachers, support staff, nursery nurses and local authority employees involved in childcare-based services. Our nationwide, accredited support services and negotiations with government for better pay and working conditions, ensure that our members get the voice they deserve, without resorting to industrial action. Visit us, see the difference and get the Voice you deserve in your workplace.VOICE - THE UNION FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALSJ601-3 St Colme St, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA, UKTel: 0131 220 8241Fax: 0131 220 8350Email: scotland@voicetheunion.org.ukWeb: www.voicetheunion.org.uk