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Event Date

June 14, 2024

Event Cost


Registration from 9.30am, lunch provided

Event Time

10:00 - 15:30


High School of Dundee

Euclid Crescent

To register for the waiting list, please email

Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations must be advised by email 5 working days prior to the event.
  • A refund will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend or cancels within 5 working days prior to the event.
  • We welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no additional cost.
  • Cancellations for residential courses must be advised 6 weeks prior to the event.

Event Description

Heads, Deputes, Teachers

This professional learning event hosted by the High School of Dundee hopes to encourage SCIS schools to share their current innovative practice, to initiate conversation and collaboration within the sector as we build a case for national charitable partnerships. Together, we could "create the conditions" to address the monumental challenge of supporting teacher professional learning towards realising Scottish curriculum reform. 

SCIS Professional Learning Workshop hosted by the High School of Dundee:

  1. Introduction and Aims: Charitable partnerships
  2. Speed ice-breaking activity
  3. Reading, discussion, sharing: "What do we do currently?"
  • Professional reading (event pre-reading list provided): Selected texts/excerpts re.‘The Hayward Review’ findings and supporting research reading
  • Professional Sharing: Q and A carousel activity.
       4. Sharing Innovative Practice: STEM Innovation Curriculum Case Study - Nicola Kiernan
       5. Sharing Innovative Practice: Business Enterprise Curriculum Case Study - Neil Higgins
       6. Group Debrief: "What will be the biggest challenges? Proactive Progression vs Prohibitive Practice"
  • Sorting activity: Identifying and recognising challenges, Ranking of priorities
  • Discursive Brainstorming: Open-ended problem-solving activity to record and share ideas on how we might build collaborative network towards curriculum reform for Scotland.
       7. Plenary Vision: Building a case for collaboration

 ***Places are limited, hence early registration recommended***

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