SLS Professional Development
Latest CPD Events
SLS Professional Development Programme 2016 – 17
Our programme for the session ahead comprises a series of one day Seminars, a Full Day Summer Conference in June 2017 and a 2 Day National Education Conference in November 2016. The aim of the programme is to support our members, namely Head Teachers, Depute Head Teachers, Principal Teachers and Business Managers. This support focuses on a number of approaches:
- Key Educational priorities both current and recurring e.g. Attainment; and Inspection
- The challenges of senior and middle leadership and management
- Building leadership capacity
Leadership – As the major leadership organisation representing middle and senior leaders in Scottish secondary schools we are committed to providing a programme which continues to enhance the capacity of school leaders and their schools to deliver the best outcomes for our young people. We are also currently in discussion with the Scottish Centre for Educational Leadership (SCEL) to gain accreditation of some of our events leading towards the Into Headship programme.
Attainment Challenge – Health and Wellbeing
The following two events will focus specifically on the Attainment Challenge and the National Improvement Framework in relation to the Literacy, Numeracy and Health & Wellbeing
Target Audience – Staff with responsibility for health and wellbeing ie. Principal Teachers, DHTs, HTs, PSE staff, and any other designated staff
- To provide a national update on aspects of the Attainment Challenge
- To provide practical help through case studies/workshops delivered by a range of staff from across Scotland
- To create the opportunity to form professional networks with colleagues from other schools
ALL CPD EVENTS ARE OPEN TO NON MEMBERS
All successful applications will be confirmed with joining instructions 2-3 weeks prior to the event. If you do not receive anything less than 7 days before the event, please contact SLS on 0141 404 2792.
The focus of this event is areas such as Human Resources, Discipline and Grievance, Parental involvement and complaint, Finance, Health and Safety, and the Media where following the correct procedures, taking the correct advice and being aware of the potential outcomes of your actions is vitally important.
The event is led by two very experienced officers of the Association assisted by specialists and involves presentation, collaborative learning, case studies, useful materials.
Into Headship candidates will meet prior to the event commencing and will meet as a group at the end of the day to consider their learning in relation to the Model of Educational Leadership and the Standards of Leadership and Management.
Target Audience :
All senior Lleaders with a role in learning and teaching and in supporting all young people to access the curriculum.
- To facilitate discussion and the sharing of good practice in relation to Pupil Support
- To consider inclusive approaches to learning and teaching
- To discuss the role of parents and examine innovative practice
To create opportunities to meet informally with colleagues from other schools
All events are open to non members
All successful applications will be confirmed prior to the event. If you do not receive any confirmation please contact SLS on 0141 404 2792 to confirm your booking