26th September 2022
GTC Scotland News

GTC Scotland statement on racist twitter comments

Last week, several professional learning sessions at the Scottish Learning Festival focused on anti-racism and diversifying the education profession.

Over the weekend a series of racist comments were directed toward our colleagues and others in the teaching profession. This is unacceptable.

The teaching profession in Scotland sets high standards for itself. This is reflected in the professional values of social justice, trust and respect, and integrity. These values speak to the aspiration of the profession for an inclusive world.

The Standard for Full Registration requires teachers to understand how to take account and adapt their teaching to the context of learners.

In an ever-changing and challenging world, teachers can help children and young people be thinking and responsible citizens.

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