Accredited Professional Recognition Programmes

A broad range of professional learning programmes have been accredited with Professional Recognition by our Accreditation Panel.

List of accredited programmes

Below is a list of accredited professional learning programmes. We aim to update this list on a regular basis as new programmes are accredited. By successfully completing one of these accredited courses, participants will automatically be awarded Professional Recognition.

Accredited Programmes

Provider: Aberdeen University. Programme: Studies in Mindfulness MSc.
PR Award: Mindfulness.

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Provider: City of Edinburgh Council Programme: Literacy/Dyslexia Secondment Programme
PR Award: Support for Learning (Literacy/Dyslexia)

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Provider: Columba 1400 Programme: Head Teacher’s Leadership Academy Programme
PR Award: Values Based Leadership

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Provider: Columba 1400 Programme: Teacher’s Leadership Academy Programme
PR Award: Values Based Leadership


Provider: Dundee City Council Programme: Teaching Reading
PR Award: Teaching Reading

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Provider: Dundee University Programme: Diploma in Modern Languages
PR Award: Modern Languages

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Provider: Dundee University Programme: MEd Programme Named Pathways
PR Award: Named Pathways

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Provider: Dyslexia Scotland Programme: Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice Professional Recognition Programme
PR Award: Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice

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Provider: Coaching Partnership: Aberdeenshire, East Ayrshire Council, Glasgow City Council, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire Council, Moray Council, SCIS and West Dunbartonshire Programme: Coaching and Mentoring Diploma
PR Award: Coaching

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Provider: Edinburgh University Programme: MSc Inclusive Education
PR Award: Inclusive Education

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Provider: Edinburgh University Programme: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability


Provider: Edinburgh University Programme: Learning for Sustainability
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability


Provider: Edinburgh University Programme: Making Connections through Learning for Sustainability
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability


Provider: Fife Council Programme: Change Leadership
PR Award: Change Leadership

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Provider: Fife Council Programme: Middle Leadership Development Programme
PR Award: Middle Leadership Development

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Provider: Fife Council Programme: Leading Learning Through Practitioner Enquiry Programme
PR Award: Practitioner Enquiry

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Provider: Fife Council Programme: Teacher Leadership
PR Award: Teacher Leadership

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Provider: Glasgow City Council Programme: Glasgow’s Improvement Challenge: Glasgow Counts and Literacy for All Programme
PR Award: Excellence and Equity in Learning and Teacher (Literacy/Numeracy)

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Provider: Glasgow City Council Programme: Improving Our Classrooms
PR Award: Supporting Pupil Learning

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Provider: Glasgow University Programme: PG Cert/ PG Dip / MEd in Inclusive Education: Research, Policy and Practice
PR Award: Inclusive Education

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Provider: Grounds for Learning Programme: Lead Teacher in Outdoor Learning and Teaching in Nature
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability (Outdoor Learning)

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Provider: Languages for Education Europe Programme: 12 month modern languages immersion and methodology programme
PR Award: Modern Languages French/Spanish

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Provider: Languages for Education Europe Programme: French/Spanish Immersion Programme
PR Award: Modern Languages

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Provider: Learning through Landscapes Programme: Learning through Landscapes
PR Award: Lead Teacher in Outdoor Learning

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Provider: Moray Council Programme: Teacher Leadership Programme
PR Award: Teacher Leadership


Provider: North Ayrshire Council – South West Education Improvement Collaborative (SWEIC) Programme: Leadership of Pedagogues Programme
PR Award: Leading Others (Secondary Middle Leaders)

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Provider: North Ayrshire Council and East Renfrewshire Council Programme: Reading Recovery
PR Award: Reading Recovery

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Provider: One World Centre, WOSDEC, Scotdec, Highland One World’s Learning Programme: A Global Citizenship Approach Programme
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability (Global Citizenship)

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Provider: Osiris Programme: Osiris Teaching Intervention
PR Award: Excellence through Leadership of Learning

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Provider: Positive People Development Programme: First Steps into Leadership
PR Award: First Steps into Leadership and Management

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Provider: Primary Engineer Programme: PG Cert and Professional Recognition in Engineering STEM
PR Award: Engineering STEM

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Provider: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Programme: MEd in Learning and Teaching in the Arts
PR Award: Creative Arts Education

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Provider: Scottish Borders Council Programme: Leading Learning through Practitioner Enquiry
PR Award: Leading Learning through Practitioner Enquiry

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Provider: SCILT – Scotland’s National Centre for Languages and Education Scotland Programme: 1+2 Languages Leadership Programme
PR Award: Leading Learning in Languages

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Provider: Scottish Natural Heritage Programme: Teaching in Nature Programme
PR Award: Outdoor Learning

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Provider: Screen Education Edinburgh Programme: Using Filmmaking to Develop your Teaching Practice Programme
PR Award: Filmmaking in Education

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Provider: South Lanarkshire Council’s UK Literacy Association (UKLA)/ Open University Programme: Teachers’ Reading Group Programme
PR Award: Reading for Pleasure Pedagogy

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Provider: Strathclyde University Programme: Supporting Teacher Learning Programme
PR Award: Supporting Teacher Learning

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Provider: Tapestry Programme: Making Thinking Visible
PR Award: Leading Learning in Making Thinking Visible

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Provider: Tapestry Programme: Leading Learning in the School
PR Award: Leading Learning – the Lens of Middle Leadership

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Provider: The Open University and SCILT Programme: Teachers Learning to Teach Modern Languages – TELT
PR Award: Learning and Teaching Modern Languages: French/German/Spanish/Chinese

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Provider: Tree of Knowledge Programme: VIBE for Middle Leaders in Education
PR Award: Middle Leadership

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Provider: University of the West of the Scotland Programme: PG Cert in Primary Physical Education
PR Award: Primary Physical Education

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Provider: West of Scotland Development Education Centre Programme: Global Storylines Programme
PR Award: Global Citizenship

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Provider: West Lothian Council Programme: Leadership Development Programme
PR Award: Project Leadership

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Provider: Wild Things! Programme: Woodland Activity Leadership Training Programme
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability (Outdoor Learning)

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Provider: Wild Things! Programme: Coastal Activity Leadership Training Programme
PR Award: Learning for Sustainability (Outdoor Learning)


Provider: Winning Scotland Programme: Mindset Teams
PR Award: Growth Mindset

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Provider: Wood Foundation Programme: Global Learning Partnerships
PR Award: Global Learning

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Information for programme providers

If you are a programme provider and want to learn how to apply to have your programme accredited, please visit Accreditation of Programmes Leading to Professional Recognition.

Quality Mark

All GTC Scotland accredited programmes are awarded with a Quality Mark, a sample of which can be seen below. The mark may be used for the duration of the accredited period, up to 5 years, where accredited programmes are permitted to use it on all forms of communications. However, using the Quality Mark must always be in clear connection with the accredited learning programme and our terms and conditions must be adhered to.

Professional Recognition Quality Mark
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