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Nesta, the UK innovation foundation, has launched Classroom Changemakers, a new award programme to celebrate and share great teaching ideas. £5,000 is up for grabs for 15 winners to further their subject at their school.
GTCS has been closely monitoring the potential impact of Brexit on our registration processes and putting measures in place to ensure we are fully prepared.
The General Teaching Council for Scotland has been given responsibility for Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges by the Scottish Government.
Show Racism the Read Card launches its Scottish Creative Competition for 2020.

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A vibrant school library can transform the learning journey for pupils in Scotland.
PISA scores tell only part of the story – the challenges.


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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.