The General Teaching Council for Scotland

blog

21 May 2019

A swing of the pendulum

Fiona Jones gives her views on Outdoor Learning and the importance of nature in childhood.
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.
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.
24 Sep 2018

#1minPL - GTCS resources to support professional learning

This month we kick off with our bite-sized series of professional learning tips by exploring the GTCS resources available to registrants.
03 Sep 2018

Childhood poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences

This post offers some reflective questions to help teachers to start thinking about and addressing the impact of childhood poverty and adverse childhood experiences.
12 Jun 2018

SpeakOUT - Challenging Anti-LGBT+ Language in your school

We are asking you to consider how the language used in schools and the classroom can impact on the LGBT+ members of the school community.
20 Mar 2018

Gathering evidence of impact

What does evidence of impact mean? Why do I have to gather evidence of impact? How do I gather evidence of impact? Senior Education Officer Charlaine Simpson offers her advice on these key questions and more.
20 Feb 2018

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Charlaine Simpson shares her experience of attending the ‘Leadership for Resilience’ event, which explored how Adverse Childhood Experiences can effect children’s lifelong wellbeing.
05 Feb 2018

ICSEI Conference January 2018

Louise Sanders recounts her experience at ICSEI 2018 in Singapore. She describes the conference highlights and goes into an in-depth summary of the daily events and speakers.