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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.
Join us for our Annual Lecture on 25 January 2022.
A short guidance document has been published for those undertaking student teacher extension placements.
GTC Scotland propose changes to teacher registration rules to further safeguard quality of education
GTC Scotland, the independent professional and regulatory body for teachers in Scotland, is consulting on proposed changes to its registration rules. The changes seek to further safeguard the quality of education in Scotland by enhancing the integrity of the registration process and making the Register of Teachers more transparent.
Court of Session upholds GTC Scotland right to receive evidence from Police Scotland to allow it to fulfil its role in public protection
GTC Scotland welcomes the recent outcome of the Court of Session, which confirms GTC Scotland’s long-standing position that Police Scotland can and should share critical evidence with GTC Scotland. This information sharing allows GTC Scotland to carry out its statutory Fitness to Teach and public protection function as the professional regulator of teachers in Scotland.