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School Leaders Scotland

Welcome to the website for School Leaders Scotland. I hope you find on the site the information you are looking for. We have tried to include a range of information which I hope you will find helpful. The details for contacting officers are there if you need any other information.

Our new website construction is well underway and we hope to launch this early March. Much more interactive with up to the minute information for everyone.

The CPD for next year is available to view on this website and you can still book via website or direct with the office. Events are filling up quickly and I'd advise booking early. We've adopted a new pricing strategy - we know budgets are tight. The more staff you send the cheaper it will be and if you can book blocks of CPD we'll reduced the cost too. The programme for next year covers many different topics. Two new seminars have been added - the Business Managers' Seminar and the Summer Conference titled Narrowing the Gap. With input from Sir John Dunford, Graeme Logan, for starters.

Our conference theme for next year will be

The programme will be available early next year.

Some important information from Mhairi Moore our HE Advisor.

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Look out for our Members' Survey which will be with your very shortly. It's YOUR association and we need to be sure we are delivering what support you need. It will only take a couple of minutes but it will provide us with a blueprint to take forward. Your views are always important to us.

Jim Thewliss
General Secretary


9 February 2016

Future Approaches to Inspection and Review

Alistair Delaney, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Inspections, Education Scotland on future approaches to inspection and review

9 February 2016

Practitioner events - National Approach to Anti-Bullying and Included, Engaged and Involved Part 2: Positive Approach to Anti-Bullying

Please find attached the following letter regarding practitioner events providing the opportunity to consult on the refreshed National Approach to Anti-Bullying and Included, Engaged and Involved Part 2: A Positive Approach to Managing School Exclusions.

27 August 2015

SCEL Into Headship Qualification

New Into Headship Qualification