GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Comhairle Choitcheann Teagaisg na h-Alba

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Victoria Smith has been appointed Director of Education, Registration and Professional Learning (ERPL) at GTC Scotland, following competitive interview.
GTC Scotland, ADES, SCDE and SPMG have released guidance on student teacher placements in Scotland.
GTC Scotland is pleased with the outcome in GTC Scotland’s recent Court of Session appeal against an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision.
It was announced on 12 February 2021 that final year dental students would be required to repeat their final year of university studies, due to an inadequate opportunity to develop sufficient clinical experience of aerosol generating procedures. A similar requirement, to repeat the final year, is not envisaged for student teachers.
Hundreds of teachers who are new in post, or working in pastoral or child protection roles, are to be offered support to manage the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ten years since the publication of Teaching Scotland’s Future – Report of a review of teacher education in Scotland, Professor Graham Donaldson has revisited his seminal report looking at the changes and challenges in Scottish education.