Probationers – Welcome to Highland!


It was great to see the buzz at Milton of Leys last Friday afternoon – 111 new Probationers, ready to embark on the first year of their career. We hope you’ve had a great first week.

As mentioned at the introduction day, there are three Literacy and English CPD training programmes available for Probationers currently. These are to be applied for through the CPD calendar, following the link below:


A two day Literacy programme designed to combine the work of the Highland Literacy Project, alongside the recent developments of the Highland Literacy Group, giving you practical suggestions on how to embed Literacy within your classroom.

Group A – Day 1 – Monday 9th September 2013 & Day 2 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Group B – Day 1 – Tuesday 10th September & Day 2 – Wednesday 13th November 2013

Secondary – Teachers Not of Languages

A one day CPD event which equips practitioners with the rationale behind, as well as resources to embed literacy across learning within their subject area.

Group A – Monday 11th November 2013 
Group B – Thursday 21st November 2013

Secondary – Teachers of Languages

The course aims to support practitioners in developing literacy across learning through exploring materials to support development and sharing emerging practice which staff across the Authority have been involved in. This will include examples of progression, interdisciplinary projects and active learning. Exploring the challenges of CfE.

Wednesday 27th November 2013 

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