The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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There are still places available to complete a Return to Teaching course this autumn.
The SDS Exam Results Helpline is available for all pupils who are seeking advice following exam results.
University of Strathclyde is looking for volunteers aged 60-85 to help with a project in West Lothian primary schools.
Professional learning programme for teachers begins with summer school at the University of Strathclyde.

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Teaching Scotland

Teaching Scotland

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English teacher Leanne Welsh, who completed her probation in 2017, shares some of her tips on having a successful induction year.
Greg Dempster, General Secretary of AHDS, discusses the Teacher Induction Scheme and the perceived readiness of our new teachers for the classroom.


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02/08/2018 - 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.

12/06/2018 - 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.