Morning, Tuesday, 13th March 2018
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
Bringing together key stakeholders with regulators and policymakers, this seminar will examine the policy priorities for Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) ahead of the Scottish Government’s expected introduction of an Education Bill in summer 2018.
In light of the Scottish Government’s International Council of Education Advisors (ICEA) report, which warned that the 2017 National Improvement Framework represents a shift away from the ‘whole child’ approach of CfE, delegates will discuss the future direction of CfE and its fit with the key objectives for Scottish education.
Further sessions will examine the implementation of the Scottish Government’s new Regional Collaboratives and proposals for a Headteacher’s Charter, put forward within the Education Governance Review. Delegates will assess the potential impact of these structural changes, aimed at encouraging greater collaboration and leadership within Scotland’s education system, on the performance of CfE and educational attainment, as well as the further action that might be taken in this area.
They will also discuss policy priorities for improving the teaching of CfE, including opportunities for enhancing professional development and for opening up new routes into teaching, as well as the challenges for ensuring teachers are properly resourced as the Scottish Government prepares to publish a new school funding formula in June 2018.