The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Council members

There are 37 Council members responsible for

  • shaping the teaching profession of Scotland,
  • maintaining and improving professional standards
  • contributing to the development of teacher professionalism and Scottish education.

Council membership follows a rolling programme with election, nomination and appointments processes taking place every two years and half of the members stepping down at the end of each two year period. This is based on a four year term of office for Council members.

Membership for 2018 - 2020

View a full list of Committee Membership 2018-2020

David Innes is Convener of the Council and Edith Swinley is VIce Convener.

*Registered Teacher