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Headteachers’ and Depute Headteachers’ Conference

The EIS held a Headteachers’ and Depute Headteachers’ Conference on Friday 1 December 2017 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow.
Entitled ‘Heads Together for Excellence and Equity’ the conference covered such themes as the poverty-related achievement and attainment gap, education governance, assessment, curriculum design, teacher leadership, professional learning and the legal duties associated with headship. 

Please click on each keynote/workshop title to view the presentations from the Conference.

Keynote - Graeme Logan, Interim Chief Inspector and Chief Education Adviser, Education Scotland


Keynote - Professor Louise Hayward, University of Glasgow


Keynote - Does Your School's Assessment Policy Pass the EIS Test?  Susan Quinn, EIS Education Convener 


Workshop 1 -  Equity, Excellence and Parental Involvement
Eileen Prior, Executive Director, Scottish Parent Teacher Council


Workshop 2 - Addressing the Impact of Poverty in the Classroom
Sara Spencer, Cost of the School Day Project Manager, Child Poverty Action Group & EIS Equality Committee

Workshop 3 – Curriculum Design - Senior Phase
Karen McAlaney, Headteacher, Hillhead High School, Glasgow & Larry Flanagan, EIS General Secretary

Workshop 4 – Curriculum Design - Primary Phase
Carolyn Davren, Headteacher, Pollockshields Primary School

Workshop 5 – Teacher Leadership
Lesley Whelan, Depute Chief Executive and Director of Programmes, Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL)

Workshop 6 – Legal Responsibilities of a Headteacher
EIS Employment Relations Department


Date: Friday 1 December 2017

Time: 9.15 am until 3.15 pm

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow