Head teachers to get £3.5m support scheme

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a £3.5m Scottish government scheme.

 

The Excellence in Headship programme aims to help school leaders "improve critical self-awareness, leadership of learning, lead system change and organisational effectiveness".

 

Education Secretary John Swinney made the announcement in Edinburgh.

 

There will also be a Holyrood statement about expanding early learning support and childcare later in the day.

 

Mr Swinney also announced a £3m partnership with the Hunter Foundation for a series of leadership academies.

 

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