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Shelley McLaren - Headteacher at Craigroyston Community High School, Edinburgh
“It was really important to me to continue my learning – it shouldn’t just be pupils and students within schools that learn, teachers should also engage and be involved in continuous learning, and this course allowed me to do just that.”
Laura MacKay - Headteacher at Banff Primary School
"There are so many unseen aspects of being a headteacher but having a peer to peer group to share concerns with was one of the main benefits of doing the course."