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Quality Improvement Workshop

Books

HM Inspectorate of Education
Count us in: achieving inclusion in Scottish schools: a report
H M Inspectorate of Education, 2002
ISBN 0705310183
This report identifies important messages for practice in the context of legislative, policy and educational developments in Scottish education.
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/cui_tcm4-712831.pdf

HM Inspectorate of Education
Count us in: achieving success for deaf pupils
H M Inspectorate of Education, 2007
ISBN 9780705311236
A report outlining good practice for achievement by deaf pupils.
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/images/CountUsIn.AchievingSuccessForDeafPupils_tcm4-619443.pdf

HM Inspectorate of Education
How good is our school? Ensuring effective transitions
HMIE, 2006
ISBN 0705310795
Self evaluation for the effective transition of pupils between primary and secondary levels.
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/images/ensureffecttransitions_tcm4-489957.pdf

HM Inspectorate of Education
Quality management in local authority educational psychology services: Volume 1: Self-evaluation for quality improvement
H M Inspectorate of Education, 2007
ISBN 9780705311113
Sets out a quality assurance model for local authority educational psychology services and provides illustrative examples of very good and weak aspects of provision.
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/images/epsseqi_tcm4-712712.pdf

HM Inspectorate of Education
Quality management in local authority educational psychology services: Volume 2: Self-evaluation toolkit.
H M Inspectorate of Education, 2007
ISBN 9780705311113
A toolkit providing detailed practical assistance and advice on the process of self-evaluation of local authority educational psychology services.
http://howgoodis.org/resources/qmilaeps2.pdf

McLaughlan, Barbara
Good practice in sight: how excellent services for blind and partially sighted adults can boost overall performance of local authorities
RNIB, 2008
A guide to good practice in the provision of services to blind and partially sighted people.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Resource provisions for deaf children and young people in mainstream schools: quality standards
NDCS, 2011
ISBN 9781907814228
A set of quality standards outlining best practice for the inclusion of deaf children in mainstream education and the provision of resources and services to those children.

Reid, Jennifer & Farmer, Helen
How good is our collaboration? Working practice agreements between schools and speech and language therapists
Fife Council, 2001

Websites

Education Scotland
How good is our early learning and childcare? (HGIOELC)
Education Scotland, 2016
This new framework seeks to build on previous self evaluation tools but at the same time take a fresh look at the developing needs and reflect the changes and increased provision of the early years sector today.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Pages/frwk1hgioearlyyears.aspx

Education Scotland
How good is our school? (4th ed)
Education Scotland, 2015
ISBN 9780705318891
This edition aims to support the growth of a culture of self-improvement across Scottish education. It builds on previous editions and continues the journey of moving Scottish education from being good overall to being great overall.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Pages/frwk2hgios.aspx

HM Inspectorate of Education
How good is our school? The journey to excellence
LT Scotland, 2007
Explores the different 'dimensions' of The Journey to Excellence using movies and key documents.
http://www.journeytoexcellence.org.uk/