The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965

Qualified in United Kingdom (UK) or rest of the world (ROW) - excluding the European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC Scotland) is the independent professional body which maintains and enhances teaching standards and promotes and regulates the teaching profession in Scotland. In order to work as a teacher in Scotland you must hold registration with GTC Scotland.

Before you start

Have you been qualified via a Bachelor of Education (BEd) or Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in the UK and have been registered with National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), Education Workforce Council (EWC) or General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI)?

No - Apply for UK/ROW Yes - Apply for Automatic Recognition