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Screening Shorts is a major new resource developed by Creative Scotland and Education Scotland to help teachers deliver moving image education (MIE).

The use of moving image as a non-traditional literacy text across Curriculum for Excellence offers engaging and exciting opportunities to get learners speaking, listening, reading, writing and creating. Short films are ideal as they are complete, easily accessible and good for repeated viewing. On this website, you will find a collection of superb downloadable films (fiction, animation and factual) suitable for primary and secondary school audiences.

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As well as these resources, we aim to be a definitive guide to the core principles and concepts of moving image education practice. On Screening Shorts, you will find a range of hands-on, in-depth film tutorials covering the core concepts of moving image literacy for teachers to explore and use in the classroom. Through Glow, you can join a growing community of practice and professional development too.

Learn more about moving image education and the Curriculum for Excellence or have a look at our Teaching Activities and Tutorials.


Screening Shorts is a partnership project between Creative Scotland and Education Scotland

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