Professional Learning Programme for aspiring Principal Teachers of Guidance

Mon, 26 August 2024, 10:00 - Mon, 19 May 2025, 14:00
pin_dropUniversity of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen AB24 2ZD

Please note that this is a yearlong programme and attendance at all 5 in-person events is essential.

The dates for each module are as follows.

In-person Date:

Monday 26th August 2024

10:00 – 14:00

Thursday 31st October 2024

10:00 – 14:00

Tuesday 7th January 2025

10:00 – 14:00

Monday 24th March 2025

10:00 – 14:00

Monday 19th May 2025

10:00 – 14:00

Are you interested in becoming a Guidance Teacher?

Then come and join the first cohort for the new professional learning programme for Aspiring Principal Teachers of Guidance.

Built in conjunction with Principal Teachers of Guidance this professional learning programme has practical and experiential learning at its core. Using the knowledge and experience of the current workforce, key themes have been identified to proactively support future Guidance Teachers. This is a year-long course which comprises of 5 modules.

  • The Role of the Guidance Teacher
  • Supporting All Learners
  • Managing a Caseload
  • Partnership Working
  • Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Each module will be delivered in-person at The University of Aberdeen. There is no formal assessment however, each module proposes ‘take away’ tasks for colleagues to apply within their own school context. At the end of each module, colleagues will be asked to share their learning and how they applied it across their own school context.

Please note the online dates below are included in this programme. Joining links and instructions will be sent closer to the time of these dates.

Online Dates:

Wednesday 9th October 2024

16:30 – 18:30

Monday 16th December 2024

16:30 – 18:30

Tuesday 4th March 2024

16:30 – 18:30

Tuesday 13th May 2025

16:30 – 18:30

Monday 23rd June 2025

16:30 – 18:30

Target audience

Please be aware that the target audience for this event is professionals within the education sector in Scotland. To register, please enter either a school, establishment, local authority or Glow email address. If you work in Scottish education and would like to attend but do not have a Glow or work email address, please email with the name of your setting or service, to request a place. Thank you for your understanding.

Ticket allocation

It is not possible to transfer your booking to anyone else. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking to free up a space for another participant. Please remember that for security purposes it is very important that you do not share event information with anyone else to provide them access to this event.

Joining instructions

Joining instructions will be sent out 48 hours before the event. Attendees are advised to double check they receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite to the email address they registered with as this may result in not receiving these instructions and could obstruct you from attending the event. Please contact us if you have still not received joining instructions one hour before the event start time. We would advise you to check your junk files for emails about the event.

Request for advance information

If you have specific accessibility requirements (e.g. you need slides/more information to be sent to you in advance, or you need breaks at specific intervals) we would welcome more information about this in advance. Whilst it is your choice whether to disclose this information, doing so will help us to better understand your needs and plan how best to support your engagement. Our aim is to make appropriate adjustments to our programme delivery to ensure the best possible experience for our delegates.

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