What makes a good headteacher?
Roadshow was held on Friday 13th November, 1998 in St. Columba's High School,
Bernard McLeary, the Director of Education for Inverclyde, presented the 1000th member of the Ethos Network certificate to representatives of Garvel Deaf Centre.
|There were three
presentations in the morning session:
Five workshops were held:
|The afternoon keynote
speaker was Margaret McGhie from the Scottish Consultative Council on the
Curriculum. The title of her talk was "Achieving, Making Mistakes and Feeling
Valued". She outlined some of the work on ethos which impacts on achievement and
invited delegates to:
She made available to Ethos Network members copies of the overheads she used to illustrate her talk
|The editorial section of the newsletter talked about Inverclyde and Angus Councils taking out corporate membership of the Ethos Network; spreading the experiences of the Network overseas; representation on the Advisory Committee; and the development of a business plan.|
|As regards making links with other networks, Judy, with staff and pupils from Carlogie Primary School, was invited to address the "Grounds for Learning" 3rd Annual National Network Seminar which took place on November 18th, 1998. Also, discussion have taken place with Bob Currie, Associate Director of the National Centre: Education for Work and Enterprise, to explore ways in which that network and the Ethos Network can work together.|
|The newsletter also
contained a report from G Lyons, Depute Headteacher (Acting) of Bellarmine RC Secondary
School titled "Aiming High for Young People: An Attendance Initiative".
Pupils from The Mary Erskine and Stewart's Melville Junior School in Edinburgh provided answers and illustrations to the question "What makes a good headteacher?".