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01 Nov 2005Published ResearchDiscipline in Schools: A Survey of Teachers’ Views (Full Report)Discipline in scottish schools teachers views full (PDF)This report, published in 2005, details the outcomes of research conducted on behalf of the Discipline Working Group of GTCS to inform recommendations on issues affecting discipline in schools.
01 Oct 2005Published ResearchExperiences of the Teacher Induction Scheme: Operation, Support and CPDExperiences of the Teacher Induction Scheme: Operation, Support and CPD (PDF)This occasional paper, published in 2005, reports the outcomes of a survey of fully registered teachers who had participated in the TIS in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.
01 Oct 2005Published ResearchDeveloping and Enhancing Professional Practice and Standards through CPDDeveloping and enhancing professional practice and standards through cpd (PDF)This paper was presented at the Association of Teacher Educators in Europe conference in Amsterdam in Oct 2005. The research explored teachers’ views of the CPD process in order to inform the development of national guidance.
21 Sep 2005Teacher ResearchHow Does the use of Positive Language in Relation to Hemispheric Specialisation Influence the Climate of the Learning Environment?The use of Positive Language to Influence the Learning Environment (PDF)This research explored the effects on pupil learning and self esteem of the use of positive language in the learning environment.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchWidening Access to the Teaching Profession (Summary Report)Widening Access to the Teaching Profession (Summary Report) (PDF)This research paper was commissioned by GTC Scotland to look at the extent to which the workforce in Scotland draws from the whole community.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchWidening Access to the Teaching Profession (Full Report)Widening Access to the Teaching Profession (Full Report) (PDF)This research paper was commissioned by GTC Scotland to look at the extent to which the workforce in Scotland draws from the whole community.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchUsing Research Evidence to Enhance the Scottish TIS (External website) This paper was presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Conference, University of Glamorgan, Sept 2005. It outlines how data from research into the Teacher Induction Scheme was used to develop guidance to enhance the scheme.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchEnhancing Professional Practice and Standards through CPD (External website) This paper was presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Conference, University of Glamorgan, Sept 2005. This research sought to establish teachers’ views of the CPD process to inform the development of practical CPD guidance.
22 May 2004Teacher ResearchThe Role of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in the Promotion and Development of CitizenshipRole of Duke of Edinburgh Award in Promoting and Developing Citizenship (PDF)In the context of developing and promoting citizenship in schools, this research has explored the impact of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme on participants in a small sample of schools.
20 May 2004Teacher ResearchResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools: New Zealand School Journal ModelResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools (PDF)This research explored the potential uses in Scotland of the New Zealand school journal model of teaching citizenship.
13 May 2004Teacher ResearchGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum: A comparative Study of Models of DeliveryGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum (PDF)This project compared the benefits and limitations of classes in expressive arts being taught by generalists and by specialists.
12 May 2004Teacher ResearchA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early YearsA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early Years (PDF)A simple, user-friendly coding system is described and critically evaluated in relation to its effect on attainment levels and self-esteem, and teacher practice.
06 May 2004Teacher ResearchThe Digital Application of Accelerated Learning TechniqueThe Digital Application of Accelerated Learning Technique (PDF)This research investigated how to apply accelerated learning techniques within the context of digital learning and teaching content in order to facilitate the planning and construction of on-line topics and courses.
28 Apr 2004Teacher ResearchDiaries and Journals: An Aid to LearningDiaries and Journals: An Aid to Learning (PDF)This research explores the use of diaries and learning journals as a possible vehicle to enhance learning in the context of a Scottish secondary school.
22 Apr 2004Teacher ResearchMind mapping in Learning and Teaching: Pupil and Teacher PerspectivesMind mapping in Learning and Teaching: Pupil and Teacher Perspectives (PDF)This research evaluated the use of mind mapping techniques from both pupils’ and teachers’ perspectives, identifying many benefits and classroom uses.
01 Oct 2003Becoming a TeacherResidence Requirements for Teachers of Modern Foreign LanguagesResidence requirements for teachers of modern foreign languages (PDF)This information leaflet provides information on the requirements for teachers who wish to teach a modern language.
23 Apr 2003Teaching in PracticeGuidance in Further EducationGuidance in further education (PDF)This publication provides information on guidance across the further eduation sector and describes its role and purpose.
13 Nov 2001Teaching in PracticeMaking a Difference - Guidance in the Primary SchoolMaking a difference - guidance in the primary school (PDF)This publication addresses the issues of primary guidance.
27 Nov 2000EducationEducation for Anti-RacismEducating for anti-racism (PDF)This booklet suggests ways in which individual teachers, schools, further and higher education institutions and employing authorities can evolve and refine their own policies and practices.
18 Jan 1999EducationTeaching in the Gaelic Medium EducationTeaching in gaelic medium education (PDF)This report examines the current training and accreditation needs for Gaelic medicum education and to make recommendations to the Council and the Scottish Government for the way ahead.
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