The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965


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Updates on our position on Teacher Professionalism and PL; Leadership and Management; and PRD.
Dr Sarah McGeown talks about systematic synthetics phonics, the alphabetic code, the big five and more.
Information on the Gaelic Medium Education National Standardised Assessments from the National Improvement Framework Unit at Scottish Government.
University of Edinburgh graduate Robbie Blair is the 2018 winner of the George D Gray CBE MA Award, presented annually by GTCS.

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Colum Scriven, Director of Doggy Chillin CIC, explains the benefit of dogs in the classroom.
St Andrew's and St Bride's High School was one of the first to pilot the First Minister's Reading Challenge as it rolled out to secondary schools.


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26/10/2018 - 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.

16/10/2018 - #1minPL – what is professional learning?

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