The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965



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GTCS is consulting on proposed changes to the Memorandum on Entry Requirements for ITE programmes in Scotland.
GTCS validation recognises North East Scotland College for its commitment to the professional learning and development of staff.
Have your say on teacher career pathways by taking part in an online survey.
The Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at Glasgow University has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to explore how research evidence is used within the educational system.

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Jenny Shepherd successfully gained Provisional Registration in Primary Teaching through the Professional Learning route after a career in Secondary.
We learn about the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit, a free online learning resource providing free professional learning for teachers on how to identify and support dyslexic learners.


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10/10/2018 - 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.

05/10/2018 - World Teachers' Day 2018

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