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Leadership and Continuing Professional Development


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Since the McCrone Agreement there has been a strong focus on the development of leadership in Scotland’s schools. This seminar will explore how teachers are developing leadership skills through CPD and career progression related to the Professional Standards.

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Leadership and Continuing Professional Development

  1. 1. How Does the Use of Positive Language In Relation to Hemispheric Specialisation Influence the Climate Of the Learning Environment? To What Extent Does This Affect the Self-Concept and Self-Esteem of Everyone Involved? Does This Raise Expectations and Help to Promote an Ethos of Achievement? Mary Murray, Leith Walk Primary School
  2. 2. Positive Language <ul><li>not bad good </li></ul><ul><li>hard not easy </li></ul><ul><li>difficult not easy </li></ul><ul><li>problem challenge </li></ul><ul><li>try have a go </li></ul><ul><li>try hard do your best </li></ul>
  3. 3. Myself As A Learner Scale Measuring Self-Concept
  4. 4. B/G Steem Measuring Self-Esteem 2 2 9 8 2 Group C 2 2 8 9 4 Group B 2 2 12 5 1 Group A Very High High Normal Low Very Low
  5. 8. Myself As A Learner Scale +1 68 67 C +6 72 66 B +1 71 70 A Diff Average Score After Intervention Average Score Before Intervention Gr.
  6. 9. B/G Steem Weighting -2 -1 0 +1 +2 Category Very Low Low Average High Very High +8 +16 -1 +7 +5 -7 -1 -11 -6 A B C Diff After Before Group