The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965

Literature Review on Teacher Education Entry Requirements

GTC Scotland has published a new Literature Review on Teacher Education Entry Requirements as part of the current consultation on the Memorandum on Entry Requirements for Initial Teacher Education Programmes in Scotland (the Memorandum).

GTC Scotland commissioned this literature review to inform an updated version of the Memorandum. The specific aim of this review is to identify the current discourse on minimum entry requirements to initial teacher education in a number of jurisdictions. Nations included in this review are: England, Scotland, Australia, United States, New Zealand, Ireland and Finland.

The report was produced by Dr Stephen Parker, School of Education, University of Glasgow.

Literature Review

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