Hearings Schedule and Decisions

Here you can find details of upcoming Fitness to Teach hearings and decisions from recent hearings.

Our Fitness to Teach Publication Policy sets out how we communicate information about our cases to the public.

Fitness to Teach Hearings

Upcoming Fitness to Teach Hearings
Hearing notices will be added here up to 7 days in advance. You will find the hearing day start time but not timings for individual cases as this varies according to events on the day. Hearings are held at our offices or via Microsoft Teams and are open to the public.

How to attend a hearing

Members of the public and media are expected to give at least 2 working days’ notice to GTC Scotland if they wish to attend a hearing.

When requesting a link to the virtual public hearing, the following information is required:

  • Your full name
  • Date of hearing
  • Email address to which we can send the Microsoft Teams link
  • Contact number we can reach you on if there are any technical issues during the hearing
  • Reason for wishing to observe (for example: press)

We expect observers to observe certain rules when attending hearings.

Find out how to attend a hearing and the rules for during the hearing

Upcoming Hearing(s)

31 January and 1 February 2022
25 and 26 January 2022
24 January, 7-9 February 2022

Recent decisions

Recent decisions remain in this table for 1 month following the date of publication. They are then moved to the Decisions Archive below for 3 months following the date of publication.

Hearing DateTeacherType of HearingOutcomeDate of Publication
25, 26, 27 and 28 October 2021Teacher BFull HearingDecision – Full Hearing
Decision – Panel Meeting
Decision – Anonymity Application
Decision – Procedural Meeting
Signed CRO (PDF, 92KB)
24 January 2022
13, 14, 15 and 16 December 2021 Jane MacleodFull HearingDecision – Full Hearing
Decision – Panel Hearing
Decision – Panel Hearing
18 January 2022
15 September 2021
10 December 2021
Teacher APanel MeetingDecision – Panel Meeting
Decision – Anonymity Application
Signed Reprimand (PDF, 1.6MB )
17 January 2022
Decisions Archive
Hearing DateTeacherType of HearingOutcomeDate of Publication
20 August 2021Nicola NejmanProcedural Application Panel MeetingDecision
Signed Consent Order
5 November 2021
13 – 15 November 2021Dan BarlowFull Hearing (Conduct)Full Hearing
Panel Hearing
12 November 2021
20 August 2021William McclurgPanel Consideration OutcomePanel Meeting16 November 2021
27 – 29 October 2021Alan MacOnieFull HearingDecision – Panel Meeting
Decision – Full Hearing
30 November 2021

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