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Latest News from GTC Scotland

Freedom Needs Boundaries – Using the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges

Our first virtual event for College Lecturers aims to stimulate professional thinking, discussion, and national networking. 

Council Election Results

The results of the 2023-2024 GTC Scotland Council election are now available.

Consultation on entry requirements

We are currently consulting on proposed changes to the Memorandum on Entry Requirements to programmes of Initial Teacher Education in Scotland.

Taking the angle of the teacher | Annual Lecture 2024

We were delighted to host Professor Gert Biesta at the end of January as he delivered his lecture ‘Taking the angle of the teacher’.

Improvements to MyPL – coming in 2024

In 2024 we will be making key changes to MyPL, aimed at improving the platform and your experience using it.

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Code of Professionalism and Conduct

Sets out key principles and values for registered teachers in Scotland.


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Corporate Publications

Find our professional guides, annual reports, strategic plans, rules and policies.


GTC Scotland is governed by a Council of 37 members.

Equality and Diversity

Resources to support registrants to promote equality and diversity.

Health and Wellbeing

Resources to help registrants manage their mental health and wellbeing.

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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.

Recent decisions

We publish Panels’ written decisions in fitness to teach cases here.

Registration Fee

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Registration in an additional subject

For teachers who wish to add a category or subject to their registration.

Upcoming Hearings

Here you can find details of upcoming Fitness to Teach hearings.


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