Probationers' Conference (2)

for Probationers and recently qualified teachers Friday 23rd September 2016

Location: Dunblane Hydro, Perth Road, Dunblane FK15 0HG (location map)
Date:   23/09/2016
Course timings:   10 a.m. - 3.30 p.m. including lunch. Coffee & registration from 9.30 a.m.
Cost:   £95

All probationers are warmly invited to attend the day which will provide a valuable opportunity for networking with other probationers and discussion around some key topics.  Any other newly appointed/recently qualified teachers are very welcome to attend.  The programme will include two main sessions:

Classroom Management: How to establish an effective and secure classroom 

  • Promoting good behaviour
  • Structure within the classroom (one of the key motivational ‘drivers’)
  • Resources, Routines, Rules, Routes
  • The Lesson Cycle
  • 7 Habits
  • Setting priorities 

Home-school links 

  • How to handle meetings with parents effectively
    • Behavioural styles
    • Genuine dialogue
    • Planning and preparation
  • Making homework more meaningful
    • The nature, purpose and benefits of homework 

The course will be led by Hilda de Felice, former secondary headteacher and an experienced and highly engaging presenter. 

Afternoon session

Completing the Probationary Period – GTCS requirements 

The day will also include a session with a Senior Education Officer (Early Phase and Professional Learning) from the GTCS, who will explore further aspects of the SFR and answer any questions relating to registration with GTCS.  

Please register as soon as possible and by Friday 16 September at the latest.

Registration closed