The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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02 Aug 2018

Addressing the wider issue

Summer clubs are meeting a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families says Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland.
12 Jun 2018

SpeakOUT - Challenging Anti-LGBT+ Language in your school

We are asking you to consider how the language used in schools and the classroom can impact on the LGBT+ members of the school community.
04 Apr 2018

Catching the Bookbug!

Ailsa Galashan attended the Bookbug annual conference to learn more about the work they do in supporting families to read, sing and play with their very young children.
20 Mar 2018

Gathering evidence of impact

What does evidence of impact mean? Why do I have to gather evidence of impact? How do I gather evidence of impact? Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson offers her advice on these key questions and more.
01 Mar 2018

Reading into World Book Day

World Book Day is an opportunity for us to encourage children and young people to enjoy and appreciate books.
20 Feb 2018

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Charlaine Simpson shares her experience of attending the ‘Leadership for Resilience’ event, which explored how Adverse Childhood Experiences can effect children’s lifelong wellbeing.
07 Feb 2018

Six subjects to pick for a top career in cyber security

Claire Gillespie from Skills Development Scotland highlights six pathways in order to begin a career in cyber security.
05 Feb 2018

ICSEI Conference January 2018

Louise Sanders recounts her experience at ICSEI 2018 in Singapore. She describes the conference highlights and goes into an in-depth summary of the daily events and speakers.
22 Jan 2018

Collaborative professionalism

Charlaine Simpson discusses the concept of "collaborative professionalism", a thread that ran through this year’s International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement.
18 Dec 2017

Embracing cyber safety

Toni Scullion, recently named Scotland's Cyber Security Teacher of the Year, expresses her interest in cyber safety within schools.