The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Case Management DiscussionsPractice Statement - Case Management Discussions (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance on the principles, purpose and process applicable to case management procedures which are used as part of fitness to teach complaint proceedings.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Conducting Hearings in PrivatePractice Statement – Conducting Hearings in Private (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels when making any decision to conduct a complaints hearing in private.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Postponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in the AbsencePractice Statement – Postponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in Absence (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels, the Appeals Board and Conveners when considering hearing postponement or adjournment requests.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Indicative Outcomes GuidancePractice Statement - Indicative Outcomes Guidance (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance for Fitness to Teach Panels on the procedure and factors to consider in making fitness to teach determinations and in deciding what action should be taken or sanction imposed.
21 Aug 2017RulesFitness to Teach RulesFitness to Teach Rules 2017These Rules are the General Teaching Council for Scotland Fitness to Teach Rules 2017 and came into force on 21 August 2017.
17 Aug 2017Practice StatementsProfessional Competence Cases Practice StatementProfessional Competence Cases Practice Statement (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach professional competence cases. This document will come into effect from 21 August 2017.
17 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Fact-finding in Fitness to Teach Conduct CasesPractice Statement - Fact-finding in Fitness toTeach Conduct Cases (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach conduct cases.
23 Jun 2017PoliciesFitness to Teach Threshold PolicyFitness to Teach Threshold PolicyThis policy sets out what GTCS will investigate under its fitness to teach (FtT) procedures. This is important information for anyone wishing to make a referral to the General Teaching Council for Scotland about a teacher's conduct or professional competence.
20 Jun 2017PoliciesFitness to Teach Publication PolicyFitness to Teach Publication PolicyThis policy sets out how the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) communicates information about our fitness to teach (FtT) cases to the public.
12 May 2017Strategic PlansGTCS Strategic Plan 2017-20GTCS Strategic Plan 2017-20 (PDF)Information on the Strategic Plan for 2017-2020
17 Jan 2017Register of InterestsDavid AlexanderDavid Alexander - Register of Interests (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
22 Dec 2016GuidanceThe General Teaching Council for Scotland Guide to InformationPublication Scheme - Guide to Information (PDF)The purpose of this Guide to Information is to help you see what information we make available about who we are, what we do and how we do it.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsAudrey CowieRegister of Interests - Audrey Cowie (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsDavid McCueRegister of Interests - David McCue (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsDavid MitchellRegister of Interests - David Mitchell (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsDerek ThompsonRegister of Interests - Derek Thompson (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsDorothy FergusonRegister of Interests - Dorothy Ferguson (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsEdith SwinleyRegister of Interests - Edith Swinley (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsIan JacksonRegister of Interests - Ian Jackson (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
20 Oct 2016Register of InterestsKaren FarrellRegister of Interests - Karen Farrell (PDF)This information provides further details about the Council member's category, employment, assets, investments and interests.
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