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Heads Up OHS

Heads Up OHS

By Peter Bain
Welcome to Heads Up OHS, a Podcast presented by the Head Teacher, Head Boy and Head Girl of Oban High School. Together, along with invited guests we’ll give some updates on what’s going on in our school, and we’ll stimulate some discussions around national and international news, events and ideas. Along the way, we hope you’ll join us and hopefully together we’ll have a stimulating, informative and very enjoyable experience.
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Social Media: The good, the bad and the ugly.
Our pupils discuss the different relationships they had with social media during Lockdown; the huge positives of being able to keep in touch with family and friends; the problem around time spent focusing on social media; and the significant harm caused by influencers and fake news.
28:20
November 27, 2021
International Book Week: our analysis and appreciation of literature.
Clan Leaders, Kate and Ewan, lead a panel discussion on evaluating whether literature can still be relevant in an age of social media; how literature has brought injustice to light; and they ask, should classic literature be taught in schools? Along the way they explore their own relationships with literature and cover issues such as racism, sexism and feminism across time.
21:38
November 19, 2021
Oban - Scotland in one place (City status?)
Oban is bidding to become a city. Listen to our pupils view on this issue and learn all about the application and what they see as the pros and the cons of this bid.
13:11
November 6, 2021
COP 26
School Captain’s Hannah and Angus interview senior pupils about their initial reaction to the COP 26 Climate Change Conference and ask: What’s it all about?; What can we do to help?; What are the barriers?; and What’s next for us all?
17:10
October 29, 2021
Exams
Senior pupils discuss their experiences of the covid assessment model, what to expect in next summer’s exams and sum up what they prefer.
15:56
October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021
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October 6, 2021