CPD Courses provided by Museums Services Team

Two CPD events have been arranged by the Museums Services Team in May/June 2013:

ECS054 – “Being involved in the 3 Harbours Arts Festival”, 2nd May, 4.00pm, Prestongrange Museum

ECS053 – “Creating a Class Museum”  5th June, 4.00pm, Prestongrange Museum

Spaces are available on both courses, and applications should be e-mailed to the Staff Development Team, staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk

The attached flyer contains further information on both sessions.      Museum Service Events

CPD Update 6 now available online and in all establishments

CPD Update 6 has now been issued to all establishments, and contains an update on the work of the Staff Development Team along with courses planned before the end of the session.  You can ask your School Office or Staff Development Co-ordinator for a copy, or access using this link:  https://www.edubuzz.org/cpdshare/files/2012/11/Update-Number-6-2012-131.pdf

As always, we’re keen to hear your feedback on the update, please contact us if you have any queries or suggestions!

Thinking Ahead? The Flexible Route to the Scottish Qualification for Headship (FRH)


There will be a briefing session at 4pm in the Brunton Hall on Wednesday 13th March, for staff who are interested in, or considering applying for this year’s cohort.  The briefing will be conducted by Laura McAllister, a Development Officer for CPD & Leadership at Education Scotland.  David Scott (QIO) and Graeme Stephenson (Staff Development Officer) will also be present.

 Applicants for the FRH are typically in promoted posts, having discussed further leadership development within their PR&D meetings, and have the support of their head teacher.

 Please indicate your intention to attend by contacting Graeme Stephenson, Staff Development Officer, gstephenson@eastlothian.gov.uk or tel  01620 828767

 If you cannot attend the briefing, Education Scotland has a Glow TV presentation related to the FRH which you can ‘Watch again’…


 ….you will find it under the heading of ‘Professional Learning’.

Museums Service CPD Course: Discovering the Jacobites in East Lothian

A CPD course offered by the Museums Service has been arranged for Wednesday 6 March 2013, 4.00-6.00pm in the Town House, Haddington.  The attached flyer contains information about this session, which is designed for both Teaching and Support Staff.

To book a place, please e-mail the Staff Development Team, staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk, quoting reference ECS087

Discovering the Jacobites in East Lothian

CPD Update 5: January-April 2013

The latest CPD Update has now been issued to all Establishments, containing information on CPD courses scheduled between January and April 2013.  This Update is available on the CPDShare pages of eduBuzz.  Click here to access.

Some new and exciting courses have been arranged, as well as repeat offerings of some of our more popular opportunities.

As always, if you have any queries or comments, please contact the Staff Development Team, staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk

The National Museum of Flight has a great…

The National Museum of Flight has a great competition which we would like to offer all the primary schools to take part in.

Open to all East Lothian Primary Schools.
Design, draw, develop, make, invent an idea for a new circus act that involves flying through the air however bizarre, wonderful or wacky– trapeze, bungees, wings, mechanical, engine, tightrope, balloons, flying suits, canons, the task is to make a human being fly.
Win a circus skills workshop from Aviatricks for your primary class during June.

The winning entries will be displayed at the National Museum of Flight at this year’s Airshow, Saturday 28 July.
The winning pupil will also win 1 x family entrance Airshow ticket (2 adults and 2 children).

Entries to be received by Monday 21 May and sent to:
Circus in the sky competition
National Museum of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
East Lothian
EH39 5LF