GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland


Ken Muir has announced his intention to retire by March 2021.
GTC Scotland has been working with partners to help deliver a package of mental health support for school staff.
Research carried out by the University of Strathclyde in partnership with GTC Scotland and Poverty Alliance Scotland, shows that socioeconomic status is a strong predictor of school absenteeism, supporting previous studies on the issue.
GTC Scotland has launched an Equality and Diversity Hub which includes a range of resources to support registrants to promote equality and diversity in schools, colleges and across learning communities.

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The key findings from GTC Scotland’s five-year longitudinal study into Professional Update.
The death of George Floyd challenged everyone to reflect on racism in our communities and institutions. Here, teachers from a BAME background describe their experiences.


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13/09/2019 - 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.

04/07/2019 - Taking the Flexible Route

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