The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965



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Research findings will be shared at a seminar at the University of Edinburgh on 21 June.
Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, opens the GTCS event which celebrates and recognises a selection of probationer teachers from across Scotland.


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Attainment Challenge

With the increased focus on closing the poverty-related attainment gap, I am seeing a noticeable improvement in children’s attainment in literacy and numeracy.

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Teaching Scotland

Teaching Scotland

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Teacher and children's author Victoria Williamson explains why children require books with characters who are diverse and representative of their own lives and communities.
Author and former teacher Donald Murray discusses his experience of growing up with a single father on the Isle of Lewis.


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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.

04/04/2018 - 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.