The sessions are broadcast live for all Glow users and will provide a wide variety of stimulating opportunities for interdisciplinary learning across all the curriculum around the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Who are the Glow meets for?
The sessions will allow practitioners and learners find out more and get directly involved in educational opportunities related to the Commonwealth Games. Glow password access is required to join the sessions.
|Date||The Athletes, Games and Queen’s Baton||Time|
|4 June, 2014||Meet the Athletes 1: Sport in a Global Context
Join Colin Gregor, captain of the Rugby 7s Team, Audrey McIntosh, the first Scot to complete an Antarctic marathon and 100k run in just 3 days as well as Angie Malone, British Wheelchair Curling team and Bronze medal winner from Sochi 2014, to hear about their extraordinary achievements as well as their views on global issues such as gender equality and inclusion.
|4 June, 2014||Athletes Challenge Global Issues – Workshop
Learners from St Blane’s Primary in Blantyre will begin the workshop by presenting their findings from research carried out on tribal conflict in Rwanda and sectarianism in Scotland. The presenting group will be taking questions from the Glow audience and posing a some questions of their own to challenge learners participating on Glow. Leaners will provide an opportunity to get involved in a comparative discussing focused on tribal conflict in Rwanda and sectarianism in Scotland.
|9 June, 2014||Meet the Athletes 2: Preparing for the Games
Eilish McColgan (3000m steeplechase), Ailsa Wylie (hockey striker), Meggan Dawson-Farrell (wheelchair racer) and Sean Docherty (table tennis) will share their excitement about the Games with you and tell you what it takes to be at the top of your game. They are looking forward to meet you and answer the questions you may have for them live on Glow.
|16 June, 2014||Mark Beaumont presents: The Queens Baton Relay!
This exclusive session will be presented live by Mark Beaumont from a school in Midlothian. Mark will share his rich experiences following the baton around all the 70 nations and territories and answer your questions as we go along. He will also introduce you to some special guests joining him that morning.
|20 June, 2014||The Team behind the Games: Meet the Glasgow 2014 Staff
This is your chance to find out about the people who are involved in the organisation and running of the Games. You will hear all about how the games actually happen and be able to ask them the question only they will be able to answer.
How do I join?
Missed a session?
Don’t worry. All sessions will be recorded and you can watch them again here.