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This website will be closed on 21 October 2019. Please visit for all information on the professional learning and leadership programmes, events and resources offered by Education Scotland.

What we do

We support teachers and practitioners to make a difference in the classroom, school and wider community through access to innovative and quality leadership development programmes and activities.

Leadership development programmes

Our innovative, high quality leadership programmes help ensure teachers and early years practitioners have all the right learning and development opportunities to make a real difference to the outcomes for children and young people.

Download and view the full suite of SCEL leadership learning programmes from the links below

SCEL - Suite of programmes (One page PDF)
SCEL - Suite of programmes (brochure)

Teacher Leadership

For post-probation classroom teachers
Find out more.

Leadership of Early Learning

For primary school headteachers with an ELC setting
Find out more.

Towards Headship

For those already awarded the Standard for Headship
Find out more.

Into Headship

For aspiring headteachers
Find out more.

In Headship

For new headteachers
Find out more.

Excellence in Headship

For headteachers with two years experience or more
Find out more.

Leading Systems Change

For those in senior leadership roles in Scottish Education
Find out more.

Evolving Systems Thinking

For system leaders with a remit for curriculum and pedagogical developments
Find out more.

International Enquiries

We receive requests from educational practitioners and organisations from countries across the world.

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Our Framework

The Framework for Educational Leadership supports improvements in Scottish education by developing high performing leaders equipped for leadership and management in challenging and changing times.

Visit our Framework