SLS Professional Learning

We are delighted to announce the recommencement of SLS Professional Learning Programme.  For the foreseeable future all our events will be delivered via webinars.  

All our events are open to members and non members.

Latest Professional Learning Events

SLS Professional Learning Programme 2020 – 2021

Your Professional Association has throughout the current extraordinary situation been conscious of the significant challenges facing schools and school leaders. Since lockdown we have endeavoured to provide members with appropriate and pertinent support, advice and guidance.

As you move back to re-establishing your school as a place where young people can feel safe and are able to regain lost learning, we feel that it is critically important that we offer members a Professional Learning Programme that is responsive to and consistent with the challenges they face on the journey to recovery.

Building on our highly successful Professional Learning programme, but conscious of the impossibility, for many reasons, certainly in the immediate term, of colleagues attending meetings physically, we will deliver Professional Learning through the medium of Webinar.

Sessions will be hosted by SLS Professional Learning Manager Eileen Young and each Webinar will last for 90 minutes starting at 2.30 in the afternoon.

The first hour will be input from the presenters during which participants will have the opportunity to submit questions which will be answered during or in the final 30 minutes of the session.

Our first event is being offered at the introductory cost of £35.

A recording of each session will be forwarded to you after the event

School Leaders Scotland is the prime provider of leadership specific professional learning in Scotland.  The quality of our programme has been established over the past 15 years and is both recognised and accredited nationally.

In September of 2019 our programme was awarded General Teaching Council Scotland’s Professional Learning Award for Organisations.  In their evaluation of our professional learning programme GTCS identified the following key features:

  • SLS clearly listens to its members and is highly responsive to the current needs of its members.
  • The professional learning programme strongly influences participants to take their learning further, facilitating opportunities for networking and collaboration.
  • SLS influences current policy and contributes to the wider landscape of Scottish Education. It actively seeks to engage with partners in education and beyond.
  • SLS offers signposts for next steps in career long professional learning.
  • High level thinking and policy.
  • The best working practice.
Workforce Support - How To Support Teachers & Leaders - (Webinar)
Starts On:
December 02, 2020
2:30 pm
Ends On:
December 02, 2020
4:00 pm
£35.00
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Workstream 6 of the Recovery Plan recognises that there will be many issues relating to the return to work.  The health and wellbeing of the staff themselves being one of them.  This webinar will hear the perspective on a Headteacher and a Faculty Head and will deal with issues outlined within the Recovery Plan.

For School Leaders:-

  • Do teaching staff have the skill, resilience and confidence to teach in new circumstances
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Should Working Time Agreements (WTAs) be revised?
  • Supply teachers
  • Non teaching staff 

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Home School Partnerships - What Does It Look Like Now? - (Webinar)
Starts On:
January 13, 2021
2:30 pm
Ends On:
January 13, 2021
4:00 pm
£35.00
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Senior Phase Provision Part 1 - (Webinar)
Starts On:
January 27, 2021
2:30 pm
Ends On:
January 27, 2021
4:00 pm
£35.00
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Senior Phase Provision Part 2 - (Webinar)
Starts On:
January 28, 2021
2:30 pm
Ends On:
January 28, 2021
4:00 pm
£35.00
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Business Managers' Seminar - (Webinar)
Starts On:
February 03, 2021
2:30 pm
Ends On:
February 03, 2021
4:00 pm
£35.00
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Senior Phase Provision Part 1 - (Webinar)
Starts On:
January 27, 2021
2:30 pm
Ends On:
January 27, 2021
4:00 pm
£35.00
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