The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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26 Oct 2018

Collaborative professionalism

Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson describes the importance of collaborative professionalism and how this can offer teachers opportunities to develop and practise their skills.
16 Oct 2018

#1minPL – what is professional learning?

This month, our #1minPL looks at what we mean by professional learning.
10 Oct 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018

A blog by Ailsa Galashan which highlights some useful resources for parents and young people for World Mental Health Day 2018.
05 Oct 2018

World Teachers' Day 2018

A blog by Ailsa Galashan about the importance of teachers on World Teachers' Day 2018.
24 Sep 2018

#1minPL - GTCS resources to support professional learning

This month we kick off with our bite-sized series of professional learning tips by exploring the GTCS resources available to registrants.
03 Sep 2018

Childhood poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences

This post offers some reflective questions to help teachers to start thinking about and addressing the impact of childhood poverty and adverse childhood experiences.
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.