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GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch new professional learning module

GTC Scotland, the teaching profession’s independent registration and regulation body in Scotland, has launched a new Professional Learning module in partnership with Learning for Sustainability Scotland.

Probationer teachers celebrated at national event

This year’s cohort of probationer teachers and their supporters in schools and Local Authorities were celebrated at GTC Scotland’s National Probationer Celebration on 9 June 2022.

Scottish school leaders awarded the Standard for Headship

Over 200 teachers across Scotland will today be awarded the Standard for Headship at the GTC Scotland (General Teaching Council for Scotland) and Education Scotland Leadership Awards.

Clarifying GTC Scotland’s role in child protection

We have received some queries recently about our role in child protection. These queries have sometimes confused our role as the teaching profession’s registration and regulation body, with the role of teachers’ employers, and suggested a need for increased understanding of the broader landscape of child protection in Scotland.

Schools and learning communities recognised for their excellent professional learning culture by GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC Scotland) has presented 20 Excellence in Professional Learning Award for Schools and Learning Communities.

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Code of Professionalism and Conduct

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GTC Scotland is governed by a Council of 37 members.

Equality and Diversity

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Learning for Sustainability

An international and national priority in education

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National Framework for Inclusion

Guidance for teachers on inclusion and inclusive practice.

Professional Recognition

Be recognised for enhanced, significant, sustained and reflective enquiry.

Professional Standards for Teachers

The Professional Standards describe teacher professionalism in Scotland.

Professional Update

Engagement in Professional Learning is a registration requirement.


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