Training Activities in Scotland for Education Stakeholders

Tailor-made training programmes in Scotland for groups of Education Inspectors, trainers, teachers, Head teachers or management staff.

The monitoring of Scottish schools: roles, responsibilities and evaluation

Objectives of the training:

  • Discover the roles and responsibilities within the Scottish Education System, from Government to educational establishments
  • Explore, in detail, the monitoring and evaluating processes of schools, and in particular the tools for self-evaluation
  • Explore how, nationally, Scotland ensures a quality education in its Primary and Secondary schools through the work of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate in Education (HMIE), Local Authorities, and other national agencies
  • Explore how Local Authorities ensure quality provision in its Primary and Secondary schools through the role of Local Authority Education Quality Services
  • Visit Primary and Secondary schools in both a city and rural context to observe and to discuss with school leaders, teachers and pupils how they ensure that there is quality provision for all students in their schools
  • Reflect on how the Scottish model can inform the school evaluation processes of each participant’s region/country of origin, as well as their own individual work practices

Duration of the training activity: 7 days Mobility (Sunday to Saturday) / 5 days Training (Monday to Friday). See example of programme in Downloads.

Closing the Attainment Gap in Scottish Education

Objectives of the training:

  • Discover the roles and responsibilities within the Scottish Education System, from Government to educational establishments
  • Explore how the current Scottish Government’s priority of “Closing the Attainment Gap” translates at national, regional and at school level
  • Discover “Curriculum for Excellence”, Scotland’s national school curriculum -based on the self-evaluation of schools, team work and developing skills across the curriculum – and the key role that it plays in reducing attainment inequalities between pupils
  • Find out about the initial training of education staff, continuous professional development and the role of GTCS (the General teaching Council for Scotland)
  • Visit Primary and Secondary schools to observe and to discuss with school leaders, teachers and pupils how they ensure that they all work towards “Closing the Attainment Gap”, including developing “Parental Engagement”
  • Reflect on how the Scottish model can inform the processes of each participant’s region/country of origin, as well as their own individual work practices

Duration of the training activity: 7 days Mobility (Sunday to Saturday) / 5 days Training (Monday to Friday).

If you wish to reserve a place on any of our training courses or receive more details, please contact us at immersions@lfee.net.