GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Comhairle Choitcheann Teagaisg na h-Alba

Professional Standards 2021 for Teachers. These standards become mandatory as of 2 August 2021

Professional Values

Professional Code View the current Standards View all 5 refreshed Standards side-by-side

Standard for Full Registration

The Standard for Full Registration is the foundation of the Professional Standards and is the benchmark of competence required of all registered teachers in Scotland. This Professional Standard is the gateway to the profession and constitutes the teaching standards in which learners, parents, the profession itself and the wider community can have confidence. This Professional Standard encompasses what it is to be a teacher in Scotland. 


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