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At some conferences, presenters make available their presentations. We have included these below. You may also wish to visit the 'outline papers' section of the 'resources' area. Outline papers were distributed with conference packs.

The following Powerpoint presentations were delivered by speakers at the 'How Good is our Ethos?' annual conference held in June 2005 in Edinburgh. Thank you to the presenters for making these files available, all copyrighted to the individual.

SSEN John Macbeath, University of Cambridge Click for more information
Reflections on Ethos and Culture (961Kb)
SSEN HMCI Frank Crawford
Go for the upper edge of your comfort zone (3.06Mb)
SSEN David McMurtry, University of Aberdeen
Understanding school ethos (375Kb)
SSEN Donald Christie, University of Strathclyde
Redressing the balance: promoting prosocial behaviour in schools (177Kb)
SSEN Brian Boyd, University of Strathclyde Click for more information
Ethos...by any other name (125Kb)
SSEN Grace Gunnell, West Dunbartonshire Council Click for more information
Integrated Children's Services (1.6Mb)

The presentations below were kindly made available by speakers at the 'Ethos - why bother?' conference, held in September 2004 in Dundee.

SSEN Alan McLean's Powerpoint Presentation (453Kb) (Download)
SSEN Professor Pamela Munn's Powerpoint Presentation (40Kb) (Download) Click for more information
SSEN Brian Boyd's Powerpoint Presentation (105Kb) (Download)
SSEN Dan McGinty's Powerpoint Presentation (54Kb) (Download)
SSEN Alison Closs's Presentation (Word, 52Kb) (Download)
SSEN Marion McKay's Millbank Primary Presentation (Word, 43Kb) (Download)
SSEN Beckford Primary School's Outline Paper (pdf, 36Kb) (Download)
SSEN Bruntsfield Primary School's Outline Paper (pdf, 36Kb) (Download)
SSEN Save the Children Scotland's Outline Paper (pdf, 39Kb) (Download)
SSEN Torry Academy's Outline Paper (pdf, 36Kb) (Download)

Dr Bill Rogers Click for more information made available his in-service papers from the 'Positive Ethos, Positive Discipline, Effective Learning' conference, held in February 2004 in Edinburgh. These can be viewed in conference section of our sister site, the Anti-Bullying Network. Go here to access the page.

Speakers at the Parents' Conference, held in Carnoustie in October 2003, made available their presentations below in pdf format.

SSEN Brechin High School - Partnership with Parents - an Anti-Bullying Strategy
SSEN William French, HT Craigmuir PS - Secondary Schools and Parents
SSEN Leila Martin, HT Colliston PS - Parents and Schools - a two way partnership

Rocket News - carrying S2's views' - report from a conference held in Bellshill asking the question, 'what do S2 pupils in Scotland think about school?'

This conference was jointly organised by the Scottish Schools Ethos Network, the Anti-Bullying Network and North Lanarkshire Council. We have launched the conference information on the ABN site....

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A report on the roadshow 'Including Minorities, Including Everybody' which was held on 4th June 2003 at Eastwood House in Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, appears in Newsletter 22. Use the 'resources' link for more information.

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The Dundee Conference (April 2003) was entitled 'Can inclusive schools be effective in raising attainment?'. The conference report is available in Newsletter 21. Follow the 'resources' link for more information.

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A report on the conference which took place in Glasgow on 29th May 2002 on the theme of 'Children's Rights and Responsibilities: partners in a positive school ethos' appears in Newsletter 19. Follow the 'resources' link for more information.

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Young Voices Conference, held on 1st June 2001 at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall - report here on the Anti-Bullying Network website.