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26 Jun 2008Teacher ResearchEffective Primary – Secondary Transition for Pupils with Social, Emotional and Behavioural NeedsEffective Primary – Secondary Transition for Pupils with SEBN (PDF)This research evaluated a transition project to support pupils with social, emotional and behavioural needs in their Primary 7 year to prepare for the transition to Secondary school.
19 Jun 2008Teacher ResearchThe Use of Learning Journals as a Self-Reflection Tool to Support and Develop Probationer Teachers’ Skills in Critical Evaluation and Self ReflectionThe Use of Learning Journals as a Self-Reflection Tool (PDF)This report investigates the introduction of Learning Journals as a way to help support newly qualified primary teachers undertaking their probationary period via the Teacher Induction Scheme within a small local authority.
01 Apr 2008Published Research2006-2007 Employment Follow-up Survey Report2006-2007 Employment Follow-up Survey Report (PDF)Each year we survey teachers who gained full registration in June following the Induction year. The follow-up survey offers a snapshot of the post-induction employment outcomes for these newly qualified teachers by the spring of the following year.
23 Nov 2007Published ResearchCurrent Demographics in the School Teaching Population in ScotlandCurrent Demographics in the School Teaching Population in Scotland (PDF)This paper was presented at the Scottish Educational Research Association conference in Perth in Nov 2007. It outlines changes in the demography of the teaching profession in Scotland over a three-year period and reflects on the arising issues.
01 Oct 2007Published Research2006-2007 Employment Survey Report2006-2007 Employment Survey Report (PDF)Each year we conduct a survey of teachers who completed their Induction year in the preceding June and who obtained registration. The survey offers a snapshot of the post-induction employment outcomes for these newly qualified teachers.
28 Aug 2007Published ResearchModels of Support in the Teacher Induction Scheme: Experiences of Head Teachers and SupportersModels of support in the TIS views of headteachers and supporters (PDF)This is a conference paper presented at the Association of Teacher Educators in Europe conference In Telford in August 2007.
01 Aug 2007Annual ReviewsAnnual Review 2006-2007Annual review 2006-2007 (PDF)Annual review for the period of 2006-2007.
01 Dec 2006Professional StandardsThe Standard for Initial Teacher EducationThe standard for initial teacher education (PDF)This standard was established to provide a comprehensive set of requirements for universities who offer programmes of initial teacher education in Scotland.
01 Dec 2006Professional StandardsThe Standard for Full RegistrationThe standard for full registration (PDF)This standard sets out the standard of competence expected of a fully registered teacher with GTC Scotland.
01 Dec 2006Professional StandardsGuidelines and StandardsGuidelines and standards (PDF)This publication provides information on Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education Courses in Scotland, The Standard for Initial Teacher Education, The Standard for Full Registration and the the Standard for Initial Teacher Education.
06 Nov 2006Teacher ResearchTo What Extent Does Giving Children Responsibility for their Behaviour have Positive Effect?Giving Children Responsibility for their Behaviour (PDF)The purpose of this research was to devise and evaluate a target setting behaviour reward system that motivates children to take responsibility for their own behaviour in class.
01 Apr 2006Published Research2005-2006 Employment Survey Report2005-2006 Employment Survey Report (PDF)Each year we conduct a survey of teachers who completed their Induction year in the preceding June and who obtained registration. The survey offers a snapshot of the post-induction employment outcomes for these newly qualified teachers.
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.
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