The General Teaching Council for Scotland

blog

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.
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.
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.
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.
05 Oct 2018

World Teachers' Day 2018

A blog by Ailsa Galashan about the importance of teachers on World Teachers' Day 2018.
02 Aug 2018

Addressing the wider issue

Summer clubs are meeting a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families says Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland.
04 Apr 2018

Catching the Bookbug!

Ailsa Galashan attended the Bookbug annual conference to learn more about the work they do in supporting families to read, sing and play with their very young children.
01 Mar 2018

Reading into World Book Day

World Book Day is an opportunity for us to encourage children and young people to enjoy and appreciate books.