Moray House School of Education

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).

Introduction to Effective Timetabling

An intensive 3-day secondary school timetabling course for those involved in the construction of the school timetable for the first time or in need of an overview of the basics of the theory and practice of timetabling, particularly with a focus on curriculum for excellence.

Principal Teacher Leadership of Learning

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This course is designed for individuals in both primary and secondary sectors to give an understanding of the key concepts and strategies for leading and managing the processes of learning, teaching and assessment within a department/faculty.

Intermediate Timetabling: Further Skills for Timetabling Curriculum for Excellence

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This is an intermediate timetabling course for those that have completed the Effective Timetabling course or those with some knowledge of timetabling.

Supporting Young Children's Reading Acquisition & Development

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This interactive workshop provides teachers and teaching assistants with the research knowledge and classroom skills to support young children’s reading acquisition and development (Nursery to P2).

Developing Children's Reading Comprehension Skills and Motivation to Read

This interactive workshop provides teachers and teaching assistants with the research knowledge and classroom skills to develop children’s reading comprehension and motivation to read (P3-P7).

Teachers as Agents of Change

The course explores the meaning and practical implications of teachers’ acting as agents of change through ten flexible online and face-to-face sessions at Moray House School of Education.

Implementation Research for Preventing Violence against Children

This timely one-week intensive learning opportunity provides an introduction to using Implementation Research to adapt violence prevention interventions for different contexts and settings, with a specific focus on the INSPIRE: Seven Strategies to End Violence technical package.

Inclusive Digital Technology Course

This blended online learning course benefits participants with practical, face-to-face workshops as well as online teaching and learning that help participants learn about the developments and arguments surrounding inclusive technology and pedagogy.