Moray House School of Education

Professional learning

Professional development and learning courses, seminars and conferences to support your Career Long Professional Learning journey.

Returning to Teaching Course

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Our next national online course for professionals returning to teaching or new to the Scottish Education System begins in January 2019. This course is currently full, but please apply if you would like to be added to the waiting list and we will contact you if a place becomes available. We will be running the course again in April 2019 (dates to be confirmed). Please contact with any questions.

Leadership of Learning (previously SCSSA) Courses

Please find our courses below to support teachers' leadership of learning across sectors. These courses will be familiar to some since they were run previously through our Scottish Centre for Studies in School Administration (SCSSA).

Academy of Sport / Barça Innovation Hub – Universitas Professional Learning Courses

FC Barca Certificate Psychology High Performance Sports
We are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Barça Innovation Hub – Universitas to offer a wide range of online courses which benefit anyone interested in improved performance, leadership and management in sport.

Developing Children's Computational Skills Courses

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Please find our courses below which support teachers to develop children's computational skills, including coding and digital literacy.

Froebel and Childhood Practice Course

This professional development course for those working in early education considers how a contemporary analysis of Froebel’s work can provide practitioners with insights into how they can support young children to develop as confident learners. Participants will learn about Froebelian approaches including gifts, play, and relationships in learning contexts. Participants will be encouraged and challenged to consider how this can enhance their professional practice.

'In Conversation With...' Events

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We are delighted to offer a series of events in conversation with distinguished individuals in education. Please sign up to join us!

Community Engagement: Co-constructing Knowledge with Communities

Community Education
This is an online professional learning course, with ten weeks of a taught online programme from January to March 2019 and the final assessment due in April 2019.

Learning for Sustainability: Connecting Classrooms Course

The Learning for Sustainability: Connecting Classrooms course ran between October 2015 and June 2018 and has now come to a close. Training is no longer provided.  A new programme is in discussion, details of which will be formally announced in the 2018/2019 term.  If you require further information, please contact Abi Cornwall ( For full information on the LfS: Connecting Classrooms course and what it involved, read on.