headdWhy join us?

Members explain their reasons

Read why some of our members have joined us. Read More


Policy Positions

Forms & Brochures

In this section you can read the AHDS perspective on a wide range of issues facing our members.

In this section you will find links to useful websites

Into Headship 2015/16 participant fees rebate offer – click here for details

AHDS is a modern forward thinking union working for you. We are geared for the twenty-first century, but we have all the background knowledge and experience you would expect from a union that has represented school leaders for over 40 years.

AHDS is dedicated to school leaders – we are wholly focussed on the perspective of heads, deputes and principal teachers from nursery, primary and ASN schools around Scotland. We are here to represent your interests in policy debates and to support you should you run into conflict with your staff or your employer.

Member comment

‘I’ve been an active member of several teaching unions in the last 2 decades of my professional life and AHDS is far and away the most focused and professional.’

Recent comment from an AHDS member

Feedback about our March 2015 events:

‘This has been my 1st AHDS course, really enjoyed it! (So much so – I’ve joined!)’

‘AHDS events, always stimulating and enjoyable’

‘Thank You – best day in AGES!’

New offer from Aviva – take out a new home or car policy and receive Amazon gift certificates. See AHDS Extras page for details