The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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13 Sep 2019

School libraries: tackling the attainment gap

Jim Thewliss, General Secretary of School Leaders Scotland, talks about how the Vibrant Libraries, Thriving Schools strategy is raising attainment.
04 Jul 2019

Taking the Flexible Route

Modern Studies teacher, Hannah Smith, talks about her Flexible Rote experience and taking the plunge in becoming a teacher.
30 May 2019

Are you doing your bit for the environment?

Kate Grieve from WasteSwitch talks about the need for recycling to be part of the curriculum.
21 May 2019

A swing of the pendulum

Fiona Jones gives her views on Outdoor Learning and the importance of nature in childhood.
29 Mar 2019

Engaging a wider STEM talent pool

Steve Owens, Glasgow Science Centre on Tour Manager, gives his thoughts around live science experiences.
19 Mar 2019

Caring for the teacher’s voice

Nikki Doig, Lecturer in Education, University of Dundee talks about the importance of taking care of your voice.
12 Feb 2019

Green Plan It Challenge

A garden design competition offered an opportunity for Bannockburn High School to transform an area of its school campus, writes science teacher Jayne Hamilton.
26 Oct 2018

Collaborative professionalism

Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson describes the importance of collaborative professionalism and how this can offer teachers opportunities to develop and practise their skills.
16 Oct 2018

#1minPL – what is professional learning?

This month, our #1minPL looks at what we mean by professional learning.
10 Oct 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018

A blog by Ailsa Galashan which highlights some useful resources for parents and young people for World Mental Health Day 2018.