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Supporting professional learning and leadership for educators in Scotland

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This resource enables you to engage with learning activities, search for high quality programmes of learning and access materials that support professional learning and leadership.
Recruitment for the Teacher Leadership Programme, Into Headship, In Headship and Towards Headship programmes is now open.

Engage with a range of online learning activities, search our endorsed programmes of learning and find national, regional and local events that meet your interests and needs.

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Activities are designed to provide relevant and appropriate learning across a broad range of themes, as well as stimulate reflection on your professional practice with an emphasis on the positive impact of the learning on children, young people and adult learners.

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Programmes - recruitment now open

Programmes of professional learning have been endorsed by Education Scotland. Endorsement ensures confidence in the quality of learning offered to educators. You’ll find leadership programmes facilitated by Education Scotland, as well as those offered by recognised organisations such as local authorities and universities.

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Search for opportunities related to Education Scotland leadership programmes, regional improvement collaboratives, local authorities and selected partner organisations.

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Explore the national model of professional learning and the key principles and features of effective learning.

National model of professional learning

The national model of professional learning

Professional learning must focus on the education professional as a learner and how this is related to and impacts upon the learning of children, young people and adult learners.

The national model of professional learning
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Research and enquiry

Professional learning is underpinned by developing skills of enquiry. Educators are encouraged to engage with research and integrate an enquiring stance within their day-to-day practice.

Research and enquiry
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Learning Activities

Learning activities are mapped to the General Teaching Council Scotland and the Scottish Social Services Council Standards. Create your account today, save your progress and download your record of professional learning.

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