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One Day National Conference School Inspections in Scotland 23rd April 2013

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One Day National Conference School Inspections in Scotland 23rd April 2013


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Chair: Kenneth Greer, Former HM Inspector and Executive Director of Education and Learning, Fife Council


Our 3rd National School Inspections in Scotland Conference focuses on how schools and local authorities can gain the maximum value from the inspection process, from initial preparations to how best to use the findings to support continuous school improvement.


Featuring a keynote address from Education Scotland as well as contributions from recently inspected primary and secondary schools who have achieved excellent judgements, don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of inspections and take away strategies and innovative ideas to help improve outcomes in your school setting.


Our Expert Speakers Include:


  • Jane Renton, Assistant Director, Education Scotland
  • Morag Gunion, Head of Curriculum, Learning and Teaching, Glasgow City Council
  • Tony McDaid, Headteacher, Calderglen High School
  • Isabelle McBain, Headteacher, Strathallan Primary School and Nursery
  • Iain Ellis, Chair, National Parents Forum of Scotland

Benefits of attending:

  • Explore Education Scotland’s collaborative role in school improvement through the inspection programme and gain further understanding of their expectations for Curriculum for Excellence
  • Discover how you can get the best value from the Record of Inspection Findings (RIF) in order to guide school improvement following inspection
  • Get to grips with how to involve parents to ensure their views are incorporated into the school improvement plan and vision
  • Understand the critical role of local authorities in identifying good practice through inspections and sharing the lessons and excellent practice across all schools
  • You will gain critical insight into developing a robust and systematic approach to self-evaluation that can support continuous school improvement
  • Explore how the curriculum can be tailored to meet the needs of all learners and equip them with the skills needed for the 21st century


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