Moray House School of Education

Principal Teacher Leadership of Learning - Follow Up Course

This interactive session has been designed as a follow up to the Principal Teacher – Leadership of Learning course.

Leadership for Learning - Sharing impact and challenges of change – Challenges explored through group coaching

In this session, participants from the Leadership for Learning course will have the opportunity to share the progress and impact of their change initiative identified on the Leadership for Learning course. Any challenges faced will be explored using a group coaching model which uses the skills of questioning by the group to give the person being coached new ways of thinking about their challenges, resulting in potential ways forward.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Share findings from the change that has been tried out;
  • Learn new ideas from the sharing practice session;
  • Exchange of knowledge and experiences as a leader of learning;
  • Gain an understanding the benefits of coaching and the skills required for effective coaching;
  • Experience and learn about group coaching;
  • Share challenges experienced in leading change initiatives through group coaching;
  • Experience new ways of deepening insight about leading learning through coaching. 

Throughout the day, there will be opportunities to network with fellow participants, and for discussion: sharing knowledge, practice, challenges and opportunities as well as creating new knowledge and skills.

Who this course is for?

The workshop has been designed to complement the previous seminar on Principal Teacher : Leadership of Learning course.

Key words/concepts:

Leadership, learning, teaching, assessment. attainment and achievement, collaboration, culture, motivation, professional learning, community, challenges, improvement, process of change, self-evaluation, analysis.

Course booking information

Bookings prior to the event are required. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Principal Teacher: Leadership of Learning - Follow Up Course

Date: tbc

Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm

Location: Moray House School of Education, Holyrood Campus

Cost: £139

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About the facilitator:

Dr Val Corry, who was a successful secondary Head Teacher, will lead the course. Val is currently working with leaders in several schools to enhance professional learning, within the context of each school’s improvement journey, with a strong focus on leadership of learning. Val is also the Programme Leader and a tutor for the Post Graduate Certificate in Middle Leadership and Management at the University of Glasgow, and is a tutor on the Into Headship course running at the University of Glasgow. Val was part of a small group seconded to work with the Scottish Government to give advice on raising attainment, and has worked with the Scottish Government and Education Scotland as a Professional Advisor with a focus on raising attainment and reducing inequity.  She has also worked with Children in Scotland, on behalf of Scottish Government, Education Scotland and National Parent Forum Scotland, on parental engagement, and continues to offer workshops on parental engagement for Children in Scotland.