Roles

John Sinclair, Team Leader, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Highland Council

Last updated: 01/12/16

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A chance to find out more about how Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are provided. [read more...]

Allan Cowieson, Quality Improvement Officer – Additional Support Needs, North Ayrshire Council

Last updated: 04/11/15

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What does the role of Quality Improvement Officer involve? The Quality Improvement role emerged as a result of the 2000 Act requiring schools and local authorities to publish improvement plans to show how they would improve services. Every school in Scotland, mainstream and special, is expected to publish annual improvement plans. On top of this [read more...]

Maggie Tierney, the Deputy Director (Support for Learning), Scottish government Learning Directorate

Last updated: 04/11/15

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This interview was first published in the April 2010 issue of Enquire within What does the role of Deputy Director involve? My role involves supporting Ministers to deliver the 15 national outcomes set out in the Scottish government’s National Performance Framework. In leading the Support for Learning Division within the Learning Directorate, my job is [read more...]

Fiona Cowieson, Principal Teacher of Guidance, Fife

Last updated: 04/11/15

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If you had to sum up the role of Guidance within the modern education system, how would you do it? I feel my role as a guidance teacher is to have an overview of the social and emotional welfare and the academic progress of each pupil in my caseload and to monitor this from their [read more...]

Jane Mallinson, Speech and Language Therapist, NHS Lothian

Last updated: 04/11/15

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This interview was first published in the September 2009 issue of Enquire within What is the role of a Speech and Language Therapist? A paediatric speech and language therapist has a variety of different roles and these are constantly evolving as we respond to the various national drivers, including the ASL Act. We work with [read more...]

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