3rd May 2022
GTC Scotland News

Schools and learning communities recognised for their excellent professional learning culture by GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC Scotland) has presented 20 Excellence in Professional Learning Award for Schools and Learning Communities.

This award celebrates and recognises schools and learning communities that support and lead professional learning which has a significant and sustained impact on teachers, classroom practice and learners.

Dr Pauline Stephen, Chief Executive and Registrar, GTC Scotland said: “It is vital that teachers are able to learn within a culture of professional trust and positive relationships. Our award recognises how teachers’ professional learning is being supported in our schools and learning communities. The commitment to learning throughout a teacher’s career helps ensure trust and respect in the teaching profession and positively impacts on the experiences and outcomes for learners.” 

List of Awardees

  • Argyll and Bute Early Careers Team
  • Bracoden Primary School, Aberdeenshire
  • Braes High School, Falkirk
  • Broad General Education Team Stirling
  • Drumchapel High School, Glasgow
  • Edenside Primary School, Scottish Borders
  • Edinburgh Learns Teaching and Learning Team
  • Fife Professional Learning Team
  • Glasgow City Council Secondary Learning and Teaching Network
  • Gleniffer High School, Renfrewshire
  • Inverclyde Professional Learning Community
  • Kinross High School, Perth and Kinross
  • Larkhall Academy, South Lanarkshire
  • Renfrewshire Attainment Team
  • Roslin Primary School, Midlothian
  • St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School, South Lanarkshire
  • St Ninian’s High School, East Renfrewshire
  • STEM Glasgow
  • The Learning Hub North Lanarkshire Council
  • The Waid Academy, Fife

Information on past awardees can be viewed here.

GTC Scotland’s Excellence in Professional Learning Awards were first launched in 2017 to celebrate those within the teaching and education sector in Scotland who excel at leadership, always show professionalism and bring about a sustained impact on learning and learners. The awards being celebrated now were due to be granted in 2020, but were delayed due to the pandemic. GTC Scotland will be looking at further opportunities to share the good practice demonstrated here as widely as possible.

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