Mary Lynne Derrington, Associate Professor in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, was invited to work with Scottish school leaders on global perspectives of principal and teacher evaluation systems November 20-24, 2018. Following her presentation Supervising and Evaluating Principals: Assisting with Challenges, she met with University of Glasgow academic staff, leadership programs heads, and national school inspectors in a discussion seminar. Later that day she met with principals and PhD students. Following a presentation, Supervising and Evaluating Teachers in an Era of Policy Mandates, there was a question and answer exchange.
While in Glasgow, Derrington also delivered two presentation at the Scottish Educational Research Association. Her presentation, Using Longitudinal Qualitative Research to Examine Change Over Time was based on her just released Sage Publications book. She also presented, with University of Glasgow faculty, in an invited seminar on Middle Leadership in Schools, the Critical Axis for Change and Improvement.