Home > Publications > Publications Publications We produce a range of publications to keep you informed. Our publications cover a variety of topics from Annual Plans and Policies to Published Research and Practice Notes. Teaching Scotland We produce five issues of Teaching Scotland a year where we discuss topical educational issues and current learning styles. You can view the latest stories on our News page . You can search by selecting from the list of topics or you can type in keywords below: Topic Annual Plans Annual Reports and Accounts Annual Reviews Becoming a Teacher Codes of Conduct Consultations Equality and Diversity Education Guidance Policies Practice Statements Probation Professional Development Professional Standards Protocols Published Research Register of Interests Registration Risk Register Rules Schemes Standing Orders Statistical Digests Strategic Plans Teacher Research Teaching in PracticeKeywords Found: 12 Displaying page: 1 of 1 Results number: 1 - 12DateTopicTitleDownloadSummary07 May 2019Practice StatementsDecision Making and Writing Practice StatementDecision-Making-and-Writing-Practice-Statement-2019 26 Sep 2018Practice StatementsHealth Matters and Medical Evidence Practice StatementHealth Matters and Medical Evidence Practice Statement (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to GTCS staff, Fitness to Teach Panels and Conveners as well as parties on medical evidence requirements in order to enable health matters to be properly and fairly considered within the fitness to teach process.26 Sep 2018Practice StatementsPrivacy and Anonymity Practice StatementPrivacy and Anonymity Practice Statement (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels when making decisions regarding orders to prevent or restrict the public disclosure of any aspect of proceedings.08 May 2018Practice StatementsConduct Cases - Indicative Outcomes Guidance Practice StatementConduct Cases - Indicative Outcomes Guidance Practice Statement (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance for Fitness to Teach Panels on the procedure and factors to consider in making fitness to teach determinations and in deciding what action should be taken or sanction imposed.27 Sep 2017Practice StatementsSubsequent Registration Applications Practice StatementSubsequent Registration Applications Practice Statement (PDF) 27 Sep 2017Practice StatementsPanel Consideration Practice StatementPanel Consideration Practice Statement (PDF) 21 Aug 2017Practice StatementsTemporary Restriction Orders Practice StatementTemporary Restriction Orders Practice Statement (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance on temporary restriction orders and the procedure and factors that Fitness to Teach Panels should bear in mind in making any such direction.21 Aug 2017Practice StatementsUse of Electronic Communications in Hearings Practice StatementUse of Electronic Communications in Hearings Practice Statement (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to parties and Panels on the use of electronic communications in hearings.21 Aug 2017Practice StatementsProfessional Competence Cases Practice StatementProfessional Competence Cases Practice Statement (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach professional competence cases.21 Aug 2017Practice StatementsFact-finding in Fitness to Teach Conduct Cases Practice StatementFact-finding in Fitness to Teach Conduct Cases Practice Statement (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach conduct cases.07 Mar 2017Practice StatementsPostponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in the Absence Practice StatementPractice Statement – Postponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in Absence (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels, the Appeals Board and Conveners when considering hearing postponement or adjournment requests.21 Aug 2015Practice StatementsConduct at Hearings Practice StatementConduct at Hearings Practice Statement (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to GTCS Fitness to Teach panel members ("panel members") in respect of conduct at hearings (which is also sometimes known as "judicial conduct").