The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Excellence in the education sector recognised at GTCS National Awards


Professionals working in Scotland's education sector were recognised for their excellence in professional learning at a GTCS Awards celebration

GTC Scotland celebrated their second annual Excellence in Professional Learning Awards in partnership with Education Scotland, Leckie & Leckie and SQA this week.

GTCS Chief Executive and Registrar, Ken Muir, said:

"The GTCS Professional Learning Awards programme is about recognising and celebrating the commitment to high quality professional learning and leadership of learning which international research shows has the potential to transform the lives of children and young people in our schools and education settings."

Excellence in Professional Learning Awards for Schools and Learning COmmunities

This year's recipients of Excellence in Professional Learning Award for Schools and Learning Communities are listed below. Please click on the name for more details on the reasons behind the award.

Professional Recognition Award for Professional Learning Programmes

  • Columba 1400 - Values Based Teacher Leadership
  • East Lothian Council - Developing Leadership through a School Improvement Project
  • Positive People Development - First Steps into Leadership and Management
  • Tapestry Partnership - Leading Learning - the Lens of Middle Leadership
  • West of Scotland Development Education Centre (WOSDEC) - Global Citizenship

Professional Learning Award for Organisations

  • Dyslexia Scotland
  • Royal Conservatoire Scotland
  • Scotland's Enterprising Schools
  • Scottish Film Education
  • Scottish Schools Education Research Centre - SSERC
  • Tapestry Partnership

The GTCS Convener's Professional Values Award

Presented to an individual who has shown outstanding leadership and who expemlifies through their work and contributions to education, the GTCS Professional Values of Trust, Respect, Integrity, Professional Commitment and Social Justice.

  • Mig Coupe - Head of Direct Help and Support - Salveson Mindroom

Photographs from this year's ceremony are available here