Information about recent EIS Professional Learning courses, conferences and other activities. Please find below reports of previous PL opportunities as well as resources and further reading to support your professional learning.
For more information about future events in your area contact Rob Henthorn our Professional Learning Coordinator.
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25 November 2020
06 August 2020
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10 December 2020
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16 September 2020
On Saturday 25th January, EIS members from all over Scotland gathered at EIS HQ in Edinburgh for a professional learning event on implementing LGBT+ Inclusive Education, under the title Taking Pride in Teaching LGBT+ Young People.
EIS visited St Peter's Primary in Edinburgh to see how they are embracing the Sustainable Development Goals.
As part of Book Week Scotland, staff at Cumnock Academy were invited to attend a lunchtime Books and Banter event.
Around 20 EIS members from across the country have participated in training around addressing sexual harassment in education environments.
Participants from across the Highlands region met in Nairn in late November to explore ways of embedding learning for sustainability in the daily learning and practices of pupils.
EIS sat down with Charlene McCallum at St Ninian’s High School in East Renfrewshire, to discuss what’s working within the school to address the mental health needs of young people, and how her own professional learning with EIS has contributed.
The most northerly EIS course of autumn 2019 turned out to be one of the most popular. Teachers and FE lecturers from all over Scotland gathered at North Highland College in Thurso for a course to develop awareness of young people’s mental health.
An overview of mental health awareness training held in Dingwall, accompanied by a wealth of links to practical information and resources.
17 teachers from across the North East of Scotland met in Dundee to explore ways of bringing the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) alive in their schools, communities and lives.
Women placing ourselves as the subject of our conversation
It’s my work, not my life – how is balance achievable?
EIS member offers his views on participating in professional learning
Trainer Gillian Neish talks about the importance of training in this topic.
Talking about mental health doesn’t have to mean mental ill health
11 practitioners from across Dumfries and Galloway met in Galashiels at the end of September to explore conflict resolution and restorative practices.
30 participants came together over the last two days of sunshine this Autumn to develop their skills and confidence around leadership.
In September 2019, 13 teachers came together to discuss tackling mental health needs of the young people we work with in secondary schools.
GTCS Director of Education Dr Pauline Stephen