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DateTopicTitleDownloadSummary
01 Apr 2006Published ResearchTeachers Registered Through the Exceptional Admissions ProcessTeachers Registered Through the Exceptional Admissions Process (PDF)This paper reports on the outcomes of a survey of teachers who obtained registration with GTCS through the Exceptional Admissions Process between August 2003 and July 2005.
01 Apr 2006Published ResearchCross-Nation Research into Mutual Recognition of Teaching QualificationsCross nation research into mutual recognition of teaching qualifications (PDF)Research report published in 2006 by the National Foundation for Educational Research into the mutual recognition of teaching qualifications across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
01 Apr 2006Professional StandardsEvaluation Framework for the Accreditation of Programmes of Initial Teacher Education in ScotlandEvaluation framework for the accreditation of programmes of ITE (PDF)Framework for the accreditation of programmes of initial teacher education in Scotland.
01 Jan 2006Professional StandardsAccreditation of Programmes of Initial Teacher Education in ScotlandAccreditation of programmes of initial teacher education in scotland (PDF)This policy statement has been designed to provide detailed guidance concerning the processes and procedures for the accreditation of Initial Teacher Education.
01 Jan 2006Published ResearchDeveloping Teachers: A Review of Early Professional Learning (Summary report)Developing teachers review of early professional learning summary report (PDF)This is an occasional paper, published by GTC Scotland in January 2006. This review presents the results from a systematic review of literature on early professional learning, ie post probation and up to 5 years' professional practice.
01 Jan 2006Published ResearchDeveloping Teachers: A Review of Early Professional Learning (Full report)Developing teachers review of early professional learning full report (PDF)This is an occasional paper, published by GTC Scotland in January 2006. This review presents the results from a systematic review of literature on early professional learning, ie post probation and up to 5 years' professional practice.
01 Nov 2005Professional StandardsThe Standard for HeadshipThe standard for headship (PDF)This standard was established in 1998 to provide a framework for a professional training programme for headship.
01 Nov 2005Published ResearchDiscipline in Schools: A Survey of Teachers’ Views (Summary Report)Discipline in scottish schools teachers views summary (PDF)This report, published in 2005, summarises the outcomes of research conducted on behalf of the Discipline Working Group of GTCS to inform recommendations on issues affecting discipline in schools.
01 Nov 2005Published ResearchDiscipline in Schools: A Survey of Teachers’ Views (Full Report)Discipline in scottish schools teachers views full (PDF)This report, published in 2005, details the outcomes of research conducted on behalf of the Discipline Working Group of GTCS to inform recommendations on issues affecting discipline in schools.
01 Oct 2005Published ResearchExperiences of the Teacher Induction Scheme: Operation, Support and CPDExperiences of the Teacher Induction Scheme: Operation, Support and CPD (PDF)This occasional paper, published in 2005, reports the outcomes of a survey of fully registered teachers who had participated in the TIS in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.
01 Oct 2005Published ResearchDeveloping and Enhancing Professional Practice and Standards through CPDDeveloping and enhancing professional practice and standards through cpd (PDF)This paper was presented at the Association of Teacher Educators in Europe conference in Amsterdam in Oct 2005. The research explored teachers’ views of the CPD process in order to inform the development of national guidance.
21 Sep 2005Teacher ResearchHow Does the use of Positive Language in Relation to Hemispheric Specialisation Influence the Climate of the Learning Environment?The use of Positive Language to Influence the Learning Environment (PDF)This research explored the effects on pupil learning and self esteem of the use of positive language in the learning environment.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchWidening Access to the Teaching Profession (Summary Report)Widening Access to the Teaching Profession (Summary Report) (PDF)This research paper was commissioned by GTC Scotland to look at the extent to which the workforce in Scotland draws from the whole community.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchWidening Access to the Teaching Profession (Full Report)Widening Access to the Teaching Profession (Full Report) (PDF)This research paper was commissioned by GTC Scotland to look at the extent to which the workforce in Scotland draws from the whole community.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchUsing Research Evidence to Enhance the Scottish TIS (External website) This paper was presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Conference, University of Glamorgan, Sept 2005. It outlines how data from research into the Teacher Induction Scheme was used to develop guidance to enhance the scheme.
01 Sep 2005Published ResearchEnhancing Professional Practice and Standards through CPD (External website) This paper was presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Conference, University of Glamorgan, Sept 2005. This research sought to establish teachers’ views of the CPD process to inform the development of practical CPD guidance.
22 May 2004Teacher ResearchThe Role of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in the Promotion and Development of CitizenshipRole of Duke of Edinburgh Award in Promoting and Developing Citizenship (PDF)In the context of developing and promoting citizenship in schools, this research has explored the impact of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme on participants in a small sample of schools.
20 May 2004Teacher ResearchResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools: New Zealand School Journal ModelResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools (PDF)This research explored the potential uses in Scotland of the New Zealand school journal model of teaching citizenship.
13 May 2004Teacher ResearchGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum: A comparative Study of Models of DeliveryGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum (PDF)This project compared the benefits and limitations of classes in expressive arts being taught by generalists and by specialists.
12 May 2004Teacher ResearchA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early YearsA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early Years (PDF)A simple, user-friendly coding system is described and critically evaluated in relation to its effect on attainment levels and self-esteem, and teacher practice.
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