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GTC Scotland calls for clarity and coherence in the education system

GTC Scotland has today published its response to the Muir Review, the consultation led by Professor Ken Muir on the replacement of the Scottish Qualifications Authority and the reform of Education Scotland.

GTC Scotland launches refreshed strategic plan

GTC Scotland, the independent professional and regulatory body for teachers and college lecturers in Scotland, has refreshed the final two years of its strategic plan as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding a fourth strategic outcome.  

New website launched

Welcome to the new and improved GTC Scotland website. Pages will look a little different and we hope the improvements will make it easier for you to find what you are looking for. 

Annual Lecture: Ethics and the Teaching Profession

Join us for our Annual Lecture on 25 January 2022.

Guidance for student teacher extension placements

A short guidance document has been published for those undertaking student teacher extension placements.

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