The General Teaching Council for Scotland

College Lecturers: Apply for Registration

Registration offers a range of benefits for college lecturers.

It is not currently a legal requirement for college lecturers to be registered with GTCS.

For more information on benefits and how to apply, please choose the category that applies to you:


Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland's Colleges


These Standards have been developed through partnership working between the College Development Network and GTC Scotland. They are designed as a benchmark for learning and teaching, and to enhance and promote professional learning. GTC Scotland has been given responsibility for these Professional Standards by the Scottish Government.