GTC Scotland http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/50292/ Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:00:00 EST Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:22:00 EST http://backend.userland.com/rss RapidFeeds v2.0 -- http://www.rapidfeeds.com Shutterbugs Goes Gold - Winners announced GTCS and Game on Scotland have announced the winners of the 2014 Shutterbugs Goes Gold photography competition. http://bit.ly/RpGWUm http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7368641 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:49:00 EST Recognising sustained Professional Learning Teaching professionals are being recognised by GTCS for developing their knowledge, understanding and practice and, above all, for enhancing the learning experiences of children and young people. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-recognition/news-professional-recognition-2014.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7368048 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:40:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 18 July 2014 Rosa Murray, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland talks about her visit to the British Red Cross garden party. http://bit.ly/teach-scot-blog http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7364256 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:41:00 EST SQA Professional Learning programme accredited The Scottish Qualifications Authority has had its Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy Support Assessor Programme accredited with the award of Professional Recognition. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-recognition/news-sqa-professional-learning-programme-accredited.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7356700 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:56:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 4 July 2014 In our latest blog, Zoe Robertson, Education Adviser at GTCS, talks about the interim research report into professional learning. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7354934 Fri, 04 Jul 2014 06:37:00 EST SCEL appoints new Chief Executive Officer The new Scottish College for Educational Leadership has appointed Gillian Hamilton to be its first Chief Executive Officer. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/further-education/news-scel-appoints-new-ceo.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7354131 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 04:33:00 EST Motion Congratulates GTCS Convener Dennis Robertson, MSP for Aberdeenshire West, has lodged a parliamentary motion congratulating Derek Thompson on being appointed Convenor of the GTCS. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/council-members/news-motion-congratulates-gtcs-convener.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7334309 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:34:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 22 May 2014 In our latest blog we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, about the Big Big Sing Cultural Programme. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7327277 Thu, 22 May 2014 11:31:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 55 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland can now be viewed online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7327254 Thu, 22 May 2014 10:35:00 EST New partnership The National Parent Forum of Scotland and Children in Scotland announce a new partnership. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/educational-news/news-national-parent-forum-of-scotland-children-in-scotland-announce-new-partnership.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7325043 Mon, 19 May 2014 07:16:00 EST Education through community engagement As a Learning Community we could not let the biggest sporting and cultural event Scotland has ever hosted just pass our pupils by. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-education-through-community-engagement.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7321867 Wed, 14 May 2014 10:09:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 12 May 2014 In our latest blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, talk about TED. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7320116 Mon, 12 May 2014 06:05:00 EST GTCS National Lecture 2014 David Grevemberg, Chief Executive of Glasgow 2014, delivered the GTCS National Lecture on the topic of legacy, diversity and inclusion. Watch the lecture and view pictures of an entertaining evening. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/national-lecture-2014.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7317700 Thu, 08 May 2014 11:37:00 EST GTCS Elects New Convener Council members of the General Teaching Council for Scotland have elected Aberdeenshire Head Teacher Derek Thompson as their new Convener. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/council-members/news-gtcs-elects-new-convener.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7312272 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:49:00 EST Film to Engage and Inspire Teachers working hard to meet the requirements of Curriculum for Excellence will welcome the arrival of FILMCLUB, an education charity which provides free access to thousands of films and educational resources. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-film-to-engage-and-inspire.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7303819 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:51:00 EST PhD studentships available at the University of Stirling The University of Stirling has two full-time studentships available for doctoral study within its School of Education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/research/news-phd-studentships-available-at-the-university-of-stirling.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7303186 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:34:00 EST Teachers to receive increased support in delivering new national qualifications The Scottish Government recently put together a package of support worth £5 million to assist secondary school teachers in delivering the new national qualifications in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/news-teachers-to-receive-increased-support-in-delivering-new-national-qualifications.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7302443 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:45:00 EST Senior Phase Benchmarking Tool and GTCS's Professional Standards At their meeting on 30 January, the GTCS's Education Committee received an excellent input on the Senior Phase Benchmarking Tool from Project Manager, Eileen Gill, and Professional Advisor, Colin Sutherland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/the-standards/news-senior-phase-benchmarking-tool-and-gtcs-professional-standards.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7298919 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:52:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 10 April 2014 John Naples-Campbell, Lecturer of Acting and Performance at Edinburgh College, talks about gaining Professional Recognition in Equality and Diversity. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7298918 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:52:00 EST New opportunities for teachers to undertake professional learning Up to 1,400 of Scotland’s teachers will get new opportunities to enhance their professional skills through Masters level learning from next month. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-learning/news-opportunities-for-teachers-to-undertake-professional-learning.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7292487 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:17:00 EST Scotland to host International Teaching Summit Scotland has been chosen to host an International Summit on the Teaching Profession. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/news-scotland-to-host-international-teaching-summit.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7292486 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:17:00 EST Children in Scotland launches Leaders of Learning report The overarching message from all the research undertaken was that the children and young people very much value their education and understand how it benefits them throughout their lives. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/news-children-in-scotland-launches-leaders-of-learning-report.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7289621 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:51:00 EST International showcase for Scottish education Education Secretary leads delegation to New Zealand in partnership with Trade Unions. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/news-international-showcase-for-scottish-education.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7288061 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:57:00 EST Scottish Probation Managers to share best practice at the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s spring seminar Probationer managers from all over Scotland will come together at the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) headquarters in Edinburgh on Tuesday 25 March. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-probation-managers-share-best-practice-at-seminar.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7287379 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:13:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 54 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland is now available to read online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7287378 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:13:00 EST Scotland's education leaders of the future receive Standard for Headship at leadership conference and awards ceremony Scotland's newest cohort of school leaders have received the Standard for Headship award at a ceremony hosted by GTCS. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/headship/news-scotlands-education-leaders-of-the-future-receive-standard-for-headship.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7282207 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:38:00 EST Standard for Headship 2014 Wesleyan for Teachers is proud to be sponsoring the prestigious GTCS Standard for Headship event. We wish all of Scotland's future education leaders continued success in their careers. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/event-standard-for-headship-2014.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7265580 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:32:00 EST GTCS launches In2Teaching Facebook page GTC Scotland’s dedicated website for student, probationer and early phase teachers has joined Facebook. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/student-to-probationer/news-gtcs-launches-in2teaching-facebook-page.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7260812 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:30:00 EST Education co-operation deal between Scotland and Malawi An education co-operation deal between Scotland and Malawi has been signed. The strategic co-operation agreement on education focuses on sharing knowledge and skills to support improvements in education. Scotland will also learn from Malawi in several key areas, including how to develop Scottish learners' understanding of global citizenship. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/global-citizenship/exclusive-education-co-operation-deal-between-scotland-and-malawi.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7249485 Thu, 06 Feb 2014 06:34:00 EST European educationalists on fact finding visit to Scotland A group of 18 educationalists from across the European Union are in Scotland to find out more about teaching and learning in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-european-educationalists-on-fact-finding-visit-to-scotland.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7248267 Wed, 05 Feb 2014 07:08:00 EST Care leavers need help to choose right university More young people leaving care should be encouraged to study in higher education and supported to stay in it and not drop out. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/further-education/exclusive-care-leavers-need-help-to-choose-right-university.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7244602 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:48:00 EST Education Scotland launches revised national PRD guidance Education Scotland has published their revised national PRD guidance for teachers, headteachers and education system leaders. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-learning/news-education-scotland-launches-revised-national-prd-guidance.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7243785 Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:42:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 27 January 2014 Gillian Hamilton, Head of Educational Services at GTC Scotland talks about the progress made on key GTCS initiatives. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7241956 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:13:00 EST Teaching in Nature with Scottish Natural Heritage Blawhorn Moss, one of Scotland's National Nature reserves and the fabulous pupils at Toronto Primary School in West Lothian make for a heady mix of outdoor learning, experiential outcomes and great fun. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-teaching-in-nature-with-scottish-natural-heritage.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7237910 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:40:00 EST Shutterbugs Goes Gold Following on from the success of last year's nationwide competition, Shutterbugs is back and this year we're focusing on being active. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/shutterbugs http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7237909 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:40:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 53 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland is now available to read online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7237908 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:39:00 EST Edinburgh College lecturer honoured for work in LGBT education An Edinburgh College lecturer has become the first educator in Scotland to achieve official professional recognition for expertise in Equality and Diversity education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-recognition/exclusive-edinburgh-college-lecturer-honoured-for-work-in-lgbt-education.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7228935 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 05:02:00 EST GTCS explains Fitness to Teach media coverage To assist with potential questions regarding Fitness to Teach hearings, we have created a short question and answer. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/teacher-regulation/hearings/news-gtcs-explains-fitness-to-teach-media-coverage.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7227993 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:36:00 EST Congratulations to Anthony Finn, CBE Former General Teaching Council for Scotland Chief Executive Anthony Finn has been awarded a CBE for services to education in the 2014 New Year Honours list. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-congratulations-to-anthony-finn-cbe.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7222488 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:40:00 EST The Game On Scotland Plaque Crown Primary School in Inverness is the first education establishment to receive the official Game On Scotland Plaque. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-the-game-on-plaque.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7212264 Tue, 24 Dec 2013 06:57:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 23 December 2013 Rosa Murray, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland, talks about her visit to the Houses of Parliament. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7211496 Mon, 23 Dec 2013 07:38:00 EST Higgs Prize winners announced First Minister meets inaugural winners of physics prize and announces £4m funding for Higgs' legacy. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/further-education/news-higgs-prize-winners-announced.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7209728 Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:28:00 EST Curriculum for Excellence Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy The Curriculum for Excellence Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy was set up to tackle concerns over unnecessary bureaucracy associated with the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-cfe-working-group-on-tackling-bureaucracy.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7208847 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 05:15:00 EST Hospital and Outreach Teaching Service The Hospital and Outreach Teaching Service provides educational support to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people experiencing interrupted education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-hospital-and-outreach-teaching-service.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7208806 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:27:00 EST What's been keeping GTCS busy? Two significant areas of work have been the continued planning for the national implementation of Professional Update and the delivery of the revised suite of Professional Standards. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-learning/news-whats-been-keeping-gtcs-busy.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7208105 Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:14:00 EST Stephen Hawking and Iron Man the inspiration for tomorrow's engineers Films and celebrities are among the most powerful influences on young people considering a career in engineering. New research from Career Academies UK, a charity that helps young people prepare for the world of work, has found that blockbusters like Iron Man, Transformers and Star Wars help project a positive image of engineering to potential students. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-stephen-hawking-and-iron-man-inspiration-for-tomorrows-engineers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7207946 Wed, 18 Dec 2013 05:21:00 EST Teacher commitment met Figures show that local authorities have maintained Scotland's overall pupil to teacher ratio at 13.5, in line with their agreement with the Scottish Government. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-teacher-commitment-met.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7207041 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:19:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 16 December 2013 In this blog, we hear from Norrie McKay, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland, about his travels with Professional Update. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7206275 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:40:00 EST GTCS Hosts a Professional Recognition Seminar GTC Scotland held a Professional Recognition seminar at Clerwood House to discuss how revisions in the Professional Standards have impacted individual and group submissions for Professional Recognition. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/professional-recognition/news-gtcs-hosts-a-professional-recognition-seminar.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7204391 Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:41:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 9 December 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, about her attendance at the Show Racism the Red Card Hall of Fame event. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7201245 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:37:00 EST Virtues and Values in the Professions An online survey has been created by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values to collect data on professional virtues and values. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/research/exclusive-virtues-and-values-in-the-profession-established-teachers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7197357 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:39:00 EST Registration fee to rise The GTC Scotland registration fee for teachers is to rise from April 2014. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/registration/registration-fee/news-registration-fee-to-rise-from-april-2014.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7197308 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 08:58:00 EST East Renfrewshire teacher wins George D Gray Award Ainslie E McCabe won the award for her thesis on 'Philosophy with Children: a proposed pedagogy to facilitate Higher Order Thinking Skills'. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/student-to-probationer/news-east-renfrewshire-teacher-wins-george-d-gray-award.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7197253 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:59:00 EST OECD Pisa results announced The latest worldwide ranking of pupils in 65 countries across the world has been announced by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-oecd-pisa-results-announced.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7196388 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:21:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 2 December 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, about her visit to the RNLI. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7195739 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:12:00 EST A brighter future for Gaelic The massive reduction in the decline in the number of Gaelic speakers is the culmination of decades of work by the Gaelic community. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-a-brighter-future-for-gaelic.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7174798 Mon, 11 Nov 2013 06:49:00 EST CLD in schools As education in Scotland goes through a period of change, the importance of increasing engagement between the classroom and the community is being highlighted through a heightened emphasis on Community Learning and Development. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-cld-in-schools.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7167852 Tue, 05 Nov 2013 06:38:00 EST What is #gtcsPL? You may have noticed that we and a few members of staff who use twitter have been using a hashtag you may not have come across before. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/exclusive-what-is-hashtag-gtcspl.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7164872 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:24:00 EST The Scottish Government launches its first Play Strategy for Scotland The Action Plan supports Scotland's first National Play Strategy by setting out what actions need to be taken, in the domains of home; nursery and school; community; and positive support for play to realise our vision for play. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-scottish-government-launches-its-first-play-strategy-for-scotland.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7164106 Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:26:00 EST GTCS welcomes Norwegian study visit Sometimes in Scotland we see ourselves as parochial, a small country on the edge of Europe. We can also be self-critical, not recognising the positives of what we do. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/exclusive-gtcs-welcomes-norwegian-study-visit.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7163658 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:13:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 28 October 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Ken Muir, Chief Executive at GTC Scotland, about the Wales Education Lecture 2013. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7162401 Mon, 28 Oct 2013 07:49:00 EST The Story of Room 13 In Room 13, young people have the creative freedom, resources and support to follow their ideas and interests through. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-the-story-of-room-13.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7160808 Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:52:00 EST GTC Scotland Annual report is published GTC Scotland has published its Annual Report and Accounts for the year to 1 April 2013. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/52-gtcs-annual-report-is-published.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7160756 Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:20:00 EST Radio Ga Ga - Follow up We follow up with a Drama teacher at Lourdes Secondary School in Glasgow who is trying to incorporate radio into a wider achievement project. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/exclusive-radio-ga-ga-follow-up.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7159317 Wed, 23 Oct 2013 04:20:00 EST Views wanted on a National Tree of Scotland The Scottish Government is inviting the people of Scotland to submit their views on a national tree. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-views-wanted-on-a-national-tree-of-scotland.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7158743 Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:09:00 EST More Councils join Professional Update pilot We are pleased to announce that Glasgow City Council and Dundee City Council have agreed to participate in Phase Two of the National Pilot of Professional Update. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/news-more-councils-join-professional-update-pilot.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7155499 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:55:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 52 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland is now available to read online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7154470 Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:18:00 EST World Teachers’ Day – 5 October 2013 Chief Executive, Kenneth Muir, says World Teachers Day is a time to reflect and to recognise the commitment and professionalism of the teaching profession in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/news-world-teachers-day-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7145205 Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:39:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 1 October 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Tom Hamilton, Director of Education and Professional Learning at GTC Scotland, about the ATEE conference. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7142360 Tue, 01 Oct 2013 04:18:00 EST New Chief Executive starts at GTCS The new GTCS Chief Executive, Kenneth Muir, says this is a historic time of change and opportunity for Scottish education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-new-chief-executive-starts-at-gtcs.aspx webservices@gtcs.org.uk News http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7141427 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 05:05:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 23 September 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from David Watt, Senior Education Officer for Supporting Learners, Education Scotland, about the importance of inclusion. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7135817 Mon, 23 Sep 2013 04:54:00 EST Employment Survey GTCS has taken the decision to stop carrying out further employment surveys of probationer teachers. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-employment-survey.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7132161 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:02:00 EST Forth Replacement Crossing - Contact and Education Centre The Forth Replacement Crossing is the largest engineering project in Scotland in a generation. A purpose built facility available for educational visits throughout the construction period is open for bookings for school groups. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-forth-replacement-crossing-contact-and-education-centre.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7131324 Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:47:00 EST New challenge for Tony GTCS Chief Executive, Tony Finn has been awarded an Honorary Chair in Education by the University of Glasgow. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/further-education/news-new-challenge-for-tony.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7130637 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:45:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 16 September 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Ian Minty, University of the Highlands and Islands, about the accreditation of a one year full-time PGDE (Primary) programme. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7130551 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 04:44:00 EST Leaflet for parents as new qualifications introduced Parents across Scotland will receive information explaining how children will benefit from the changes of Curriculum for Excellence as new qualifications are introduced. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-leaflet-for-parents-as-new-qualifications-introduced.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7128739 Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:38:00 EST GTCS aids the building of an Elephant Pump in Africa We are pleased to announce that as a result of our decision to invest in water coolers from AquAid, an Elephant Pump will be built in Africa. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/global-citizenship/news-gtcs-aids-building-of-an-elephant-pump-in-africa.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7128015 Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:05:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 11 September 2013 Tom Hamilton, Director of Education and Professional Learning, GTC Scotland, talks about visitors from Taiwan. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7127948 Thu, 12 Sep 2013 04:38:00 EST GTCS National Lecture 2013 - video Renowned Scottish historian Professor Tom Devine delivered the 2013 GTCS National Lecture. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/national-lecture-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7127376 Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:58:00 EST Professor Tom Devine to deliver GTC Scotland National Lecture Renowned Scottish historian Professor Tom Devine will deliver the 2013 National Lecture of the General Teaching Council for Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/news-professor-tom-devine-to-deliver-gtcs-national-lecture-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7121029 Tue, 03 Sep 2013 06:25:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 2 September 2013 Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland talks about why reading still matters at the Edinburgh Book Festival. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7120690 Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:19:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 23 August 2013 Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland talks about The Great Tapestry of Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7115725 Fri, 23 Aug 2013 09:32:00 EST Vacancy A vacancy is available at GTCS as PA to the Director of Operations and Finance and Head of Registration Services. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/home/vacancies.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7115687 Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:54:00 EST Professional Update - Phase two pilots launched A further nine local authorities and six independent schools are taking part in Phase Two which will involve teachers from the early years, primary, secondary and special sectors trialling Professional Update. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/news-professional-update-phase-two-pilots-launched.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7115610 Fri, 23 Aug 2013 04:12:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 51 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland can now be viewed online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7113062 Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:39:00 EST Securing high standards of professionalism – the registration of those who work outwith schools GTC Scotland has recently approved a policy paper on the registration of those teachers who work outwith schools. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/registration/apply-for-registration/news-securing-high-standards-of-professionalism.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7112404 Mon, 19 Aug 2013 05:12:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 15 July 2013 Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland talks about hosting a dangerous event as part of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7093306 Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:40:00 EST Maggie's to inspire Scotland's schoolkids with architecture competition Maggie's have launched a nation-wide architecture competition to help introduce Scotland's school kids to the importance of good design. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-maggies-to-inspire-schoolkids-with-architecture-competition.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7091296 Thu, 11 Jul 2013 07:07:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 8 July 2013 Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland talks about meeting up with the Royal Highland Education Trust at the Discovery Centre during the Royal Highland Show. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7089013 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:24:00 EST Journey into teaching – Pauline Dillon Following on from the 2010 'Learning support for disabled social work and teaching students guide' GTC Scotland commissioned an interview of a newly qualified teacher, Pauline Dillon, who has secured a permanent post at Grange Academy. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-journey-into-teaching-pauline-dillon.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7085947 Wed, 03 Jul 2013 03:37:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 1 July 2013 Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland talks about the Festival of Dangerous Ideas. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7084331 Mon, 01 Jul 2013 03:55:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 24 June 2013 Claire Gilfillan, Web Content Editor at GTC Scotland talks about a meeting with Dyslexia Scotland, discussing their work and how they support teachers and schools. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7077654 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 08:43:00 EST Professional Recognition award for teachers Teachers across Glasgow are being recognised by GTCS and the Glasgow City Council for good practice in their classrooms. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/professional-recognition/news-professional-recognition-award-for-teachers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7073659 Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:21:00 EST GTCS welcomes Further Education lecturers onto Teaching Register A total of 80 lecturers from James Watt College are being awarded Full Registration by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/further-education/news-gtcs-welcomes-fe-lecturers-onto-register.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7071137 Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:14:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 17 June 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Anne Pearson, Curriculum Support Manager at Falkirk Council on the validation of the Employee Review and Development Framework. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7069693 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 04:29:00 EST Employment statistics for newly qualified teachers 2013 GTC Scotland carries out a survey every Spring of teachers who have participated in the Teacher Induction Scheme, a probation programme described as 'world-leading' in an international survey by the OECD. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-employment-stats-nqt-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7067110 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 04:51:00 EST New Teachers Recognised at National Probationer Event 32 newly qualified teachers from across Scotland were welcomed into the profession at the National Probationer Event held at the GTCS headquarters in Edinburgh. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-new-teachers-recognised-at-national-event-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7067109 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 04:50:00 EST GTCS National Lecture 2013 Professor Tom Devine will be the guest speaker at the next GTCS National Lecture. You can request tickets now. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/events.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7066255 Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:42:00 EST GTCS appoints new Chief Executive to build on independence Following a rigorous selection process conducted by a range of senior Council members drawn from diverse backgrounds across our stakeholders, Mr Kenneth Muir, Strategic Director for School Years at Education Scotland, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of GTCS. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-gtcs-appoints-new-chief-exec-to-build-on-independence.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7065456 Wed, 12 Jun 2013 07:46:00 EST Glasgow Pilot Probationer Project A pilot probationer project involving probationer teachers was recently showcased at a partnership event organised by Glasgow City Council and WOSDEC. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/exclusive-glasgow-pilot-probationer-project.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7062766 Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:26:00 EST Scots Language survey The Scottish Qualifications Authority has put together a survey asking for feedback on a possible creation of a separate Scots Unit within the curriculum. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-scots-language-survey.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7062671 Mon, 10 Jun 2013 07:46:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 10 June 2013 Rachel Campbell, VSO Teacher Support Officer talks about training teachers in 18 schools in the Upper East Region of Ghana. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7062521 Mon, 10 Jun 2013 06:42:00 EST SCQF launches online toolkit The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership has recently launched the SCQFfold for Learning, an online toolkit full of resources for secondary teachers and community learning and development practitioners. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-scqf-launches-online-toolkit.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7059099 Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:54:00 EST Scottish Government evaluation of the routes to Headship in Scotland Blake Stevenson Ltd has been commissioned to evaluate the currently available routes to headship in Scotland. Anyone who has participated in any of these programmes over the past five years is invited to complete an online survey. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/headship/exclusive-scot-gov-evaluation-of-the-routes-to-headship.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7054994 Fri, 31 May 2013 08:28:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 31 May 2013 Bob Foley, Head of Health and Well Being at Newbattle High School talks about international connections. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7054940 Fri, 31 May 2013 05:24:00 EST Council Elections An election will take place later this year to fill 8 of the 19 registered teacher seats on the fully independent GTC Scotland Council. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/council/council-elections.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7054336 Thu, 30 May 2013 11:16:00 EST Campus Cops - May 13 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, speaks with PC Colin Laidlaw, a Campus Cop based at Eastwood High School in Newton Mearns to find out more about the Campus Cop scheme and the return to community policing. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-campus-cops-0513.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7052544 Tue, 28 May 2013 08:44:00 EST On the trail of history P6 and 7 pupils in Kilmarnock will soon be setting out on a trail to discover the rich history of their town centre, and they'll be fulfilling a wide range of curriculum for excellence objectives along the way. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-on-the-trail-of-history.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7052543 Tue, 28 May 2013 08:43:00 EST Polish Headteachers visit gtcs A group of 12 Headteachers from Poland visited GTC Scotland to learn more about their role in the Scottish education system. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-polish-head-teachers-visit-gtcs.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7019320 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:18:00 EST Queen's Award for Sustainable Development 2013 The award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick is celebrating another prestigious accolade. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-queens-award-for-sustainable-development-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7019141 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:24:00 EST Charity single to target loneliness Hundreds of pensioners have joined forces to record a charity single and video as part of a campaign to target loneliness. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/exclusive-charity-single-to-target-loneliness.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7018969 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:24:00 EST Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy 2012 Scotland's Chief Statistician has published the results of the 2012 Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-scottish-survey-of-literacy-and-numeracy-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7017020 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:40:00 EST Teaching Councils issue a joint statement The Teaching Councils of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland have today issued a joint statement supporting teachers and reinforcing the need for regulation in a time of flux. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/educational-news/news-teaching-councils-issue-a-joint-statement.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7010556 Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:16:00 EST Clean Up Scotland We all love Scotland. But it could be so much better. Scotland has a litter problem, and it is not just litter, it is dog fouling, flyposting, flytipping, graffiti and abandoned vehicles. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-clean-up-scotland.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=7003221 Fri, 19 Apr 2013 06:43:00 EST GTCS recruiting new Chief Executive Do you have the passion for learning and the skills required to lead one of Scotland's key education organisations? http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-gtcs-recruiting-new-chief-executive.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6995752 Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:03:00 EST Consultation Take part in the consultation for the Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes and Memorandum on Entry Requirements to programmes of ITE in Scotland. Closing date 17 May 2013. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/about-gtcs/Consultations/our-consultations.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6995654 Tue, 16 Apr 2013 10:59:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 15 April 2013 Scottish Book Trust have provided some book recommendations you can cover with your pupils in class. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6992319 Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:10:00 EST Edinburgh Young Carers Project Edinburgh Young Carers Project defines young carers as young people under the age of 18 who have practical and/or emotional caring responsibilities for another person as a consequence of ill-health, disability, mental health difficulties or drug and alcohol abuse. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/exclusive-edinburgh-young-carers-project.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6984556 Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:52:00 EST Thinking of retiring this Summer? Summer is the most popular time for teachers wishing to retire. The Scottish Public Pensions Agency require to have receipt of a completed application a minimum of 3 months in advance. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-thinking-of-retiring-this-summer.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6982709 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:17:00 EST Radical Trads Traditional is a much abused word and nowhere more so than in culture. Traditional Arts are generally held to include folk music, dance, storytelling, crafts and song. All of these activities are resurgent in contemporary Scotland but not necessarily in 'traditional' ways. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-radical-trads.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6981574 Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:20:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 9 April 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, about her recent visit to Glasgow to attend a seminar on the XX Commonwealth Games. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6980248 Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:00:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 49 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland can now be viewed online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/ http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6974044 Wed, 03 Apr 2013 04:21:00 EST Royal Highland Education Trust - Apr 13 ‎In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, speaks with Alison Motion, Education Manager at the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) about the work carried out by RHET. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-royal-highland-education-trust-0413.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6973091 Tue, 02 Apr 2013 03:39:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 26 Mar 2013 In our latest blog, Glenise Borthwick talks about her visit to Crieff to brave the hills with the John Muir Trust and Scout Association of Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6968926 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:03:00 EST HOTS: Gypsy/Traveller/Roma education Channel 4's My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding may have pulled in record audience figures, but for the Hospital & Outreach Teaching Service team it meant 8.2m viewers were fed a simplified and stereotypical view of travelling people's culture. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/exclusive-hots-gypsy-traveller-roma-education.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6963722 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:57:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 19 Mar 2013 In this blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland, about her recent visit to Upper Nisbet Farm. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6962787 Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:00:00 EST GTCS responds to fee article in the Herald No decision has been taken by GTC Scotland to raise the annual fee for teachers in 2014/15. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/registration/registration-fee/news-gtcs-responds-to-fee-article-in-the-herald.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6960123 Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:24:00 EST GTCS launches revised Professional Standards A suite of revised Professional Standards for teachers was launched by GTC Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/the-standards/news-gtcs-launches-revised-professional-standards.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6958462 Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:03:00 EST Not all big problems require a big solution Glenise Borthwick joined Education Officer John Thin and his 2012/13 intake of probationers in Dumfries and Galloway for a two day CPD event. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/exclusive-not-all-big-problems-require-a-big-solution.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6958190 Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:16:00 EST Mary's meals in Malawi - Funding for graduate intern The delivery of a daily school meal to children in Malawi will be aided by a Scottish graduate intern, Education Secretary Michael Russell announced. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/global-citizenship/exclusive-marys-meals-in-malawi.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6956995 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:17:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 11 Mar 2013 In our latest blog, we hear from Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, about our recent national photography competition. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/web/MultimediaFiles/blog-kelly-forbes-60x60.jpg http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6956240 Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:47:00 EST Standard for Headship Awards 2013 Scotland's newest cohort of school leaders has received the Standard for Headship award at a ceremony hosted by GTC Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/the-standards/news-standard-for-headship-awards-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6956170 Mon, 11 Mar 2013 07:47:00 EST Basketball tournament As a newly qualified teacher, Cameron Stewart set out to use the key principles of the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) in a project he put together in his probationer year. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-basketball-tournament.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6952647 Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:59:00 EST Sustrans - Mar 13 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, speaks with Cecilia Oram, Project Officer for the School Travel Programme at Sustrans, who explains about how Sustrans can support us to all start making more sustainable journeys by walking and cycling. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-sustrans-0313.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6951704 Tue, 05 Mar 2013 08:30:00 EST Shutterbugs winners announced The winners of the GTC Scotland Shutterbugs Photography Competition have been announced after the judging panel chose the category winners from hundreds of submissions. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/shutterbugs-home.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6951651 Tue, 05 Mar 2013 06:41:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 4 Mar 2013 Scottish Book Trust have provided some book recommendations you can cover with your pupils in class. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6950960 Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:09:00 EST Scottish Athletics volunteers Athletics in Scotland urgently require volunteers to fill various roles such as coaches, officials, fundraisers, event helpers, club committee members, website designers, marketing and communication officers. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/educational-news/exclusive-scottish-athletics-volunteers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6945867 Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:27:00 EST Job Vacancy The Education Adviser (Research and Professional Learning) will be part of a team undertaking policy initiatives for GTCS. Within that team the post holder will have the specific responsibility for co-ordinating and implementing our overall research strategy and will participate in other education policy initiatives to support professional learning for all teachers, including a focus on the further education and higher education sectors. Closing date - Monday 18 March 2013. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/home/vacancies.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6945757 Mon, 25 Feb 2013 06:52:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 25 Feb 2013 Glenise Borthwick, Editor in Chief of Teaching Scotland talks about her visit to Bannockburn as they gear up for the 700th anniversary. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6945737 Mon, 25 Feb 2013 06:07:00 EST Nature of Scotland Awards 2013 – Youth and Education Award "Snail farming", "camping trips standing under a...", "stickleback fishing in the glen", "spying a glimpse of nesting seabirds on the Isle of Arran", "creating a woodlice haven in my garden". http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-nature-of-scotland-awards-2013.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6941046 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:08:00 EST Indian Educationalists visit GTC Scotland A group of educationalists from India were hosted at GTC Scotland on Friday 15 February as part of their study visit to Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/the-standards/news-indian-educationalists-visit-gtcs.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6940977 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 05:15:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 11 Feb 2013 In the first of a regular feature, the Scottish Book Trust have taken the time to give us their recommendations of some good reads you can cover with your pupils in class. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6934531 Mon, 11 Feb 2013 04:27:00 EST Natural Scotland - Feb 2013 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, speaks with Julie Wilson, Development Officer for Outdoor Learning at Education Scotland, who gives us the low down on the Year of Natural Scotland and how schools can get involved. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-natural-scotland-0213.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6930525 Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:56:00 EST Creative Learning Recognised by GTC Scotland Teachers who brought the Year of Creative Scotland into their classrooms by specialising some of their practice in Creative Learning have been awarded Professional Recognition by GTC Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/professional-recognition/news-creative-learning-recognised-by-gtcs.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6926407 Wed, 30 Jan 2013 05:23:00 EST Win a fabulous overnight stay at Shieldhill Castle Hotel Take part in our new interactive feature and share your pearls of wisdom with the rest of the profession. Teaching Scotland goes to everyone registered to teach in Scotland, so we therefore believe it's the perfect place to share good practice. Closing date - 14 Feb 2013. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/survey.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6921631 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 06:55:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 21 Jan 2013 In this blog, we hear from Sally Cavers, Enquire Manager and National Coordinator for Scotland on the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education on developing vocational educational training. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6919783 Mon, 21 Jan 2013 04:12:00 EST Renewal of Registration 2013-2014 GTC Scotland would like to remind all registered teachers that the current registration period comes to an end on 31st March 2013. Find out more about the Annual Registration Fee. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/registration/registration-fee.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6917439 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 05:34:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 14 Jan 2013 In this blog, Glenise Borthwick, Editor of Teaching Scotland, talks about the Scottish Opera's Aerial0 Project. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6915927 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:10:00 EST Initial Teacher Education - Consultation This consultation provides an opportunity to raise any matters regarding the Memorandum on Entry Requirements to Courses of ITE, and the Guidelines for Courses of ITE in Scotland http://www.gtcs.org.uk/about-gtcs/Consultations/our-consultations.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6914244 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:48:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 8 Jan 2013 In this blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor of Teaching Scotland, about Outdoor Learning. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6914225 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:47:00 EST Order of Canada honour Congratulations to Michael Fullan O.C. on Order of Canada honour. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/news-order-of-canada-honour.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6914223 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:47:00 EST Congratulations An MBE has been awarded to GTCS Council member Leslie Manson in the Queen's New Year Honours for 2013. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/council-members/news-congratulations-to-leslie-manson-mbe.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6914222 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:45:00 EST Scottish Opera - Jan 2013 In this podcast, we hear from Jane Davidson, Director of Education at Scottish Opera, about their tours and workshops within Scottish schools. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-scottish-opera-0113.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6914220 Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:00:00 EST Teaching Scotland - Issue 48 The latest issue of Teaching Scotland has been launched online. Read the most recent articles and take part in our latest competition. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6913604 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:19:00 EST Shaping the Inheritance Educationalist, David Cameron writes an article for Teaching Scotland about the TEDx presentation he delivered in Buenos Aires. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-shaping-the-inheritance.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6888043 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 05:46:00 EST Highland Educators 'Lead On' Around 65 staff in The Highland Council's Education, Culture and Sport Service have recently completed a training programme aimed at encouraging generic leadership skills. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/professional-recognition/news-highland-educators-lead-on.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6884182 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:55:00 EST Revised Professional Standards The revised Professional Standards were approved at a full Council meeting. The revised Professional Standards will come into effect from August 2013. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/standards/revised-professional-standards.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6883181 Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:39:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 7 Dec 2012 In this blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor of Teaching Scotland, about her meeting with a very creative teacher. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6874789 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 06:47:00 EST Employment statistics for newly qualified teachers 2011-12 GTCS carries out a survey every Autumn of teachers who have participated in the Teacher Induction Scheme (TIS), a probation programme described as 'world-leading' in an international survey by the OECD. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-employment-statistics-for-newly-qualified-teachers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6874718 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:57:00 EST GTCS attends CIPR awards ceremony GTCS received a Commendation in the Best Public Sector Campaign category in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide awards. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/independence/news-gtcs-cipr-awards-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6874717 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:56:00 EST Families Outside - Dec 2012 In this podcast, Claire Gilfillan talks with Sarah Roberts and Nancy Loucks from Families Outside about their work helping the families of people who are serving a sentence in prison. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-families-outside-1212.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6873253 Thu, 06 Dec 2012 07:35:00 EST Education Scotland launches Professional Focus Papers Education Scotland has now launched the first in a set of Professional Focus Papers, materials that have been designed to give teachers and others an easily accessible source of guidance as they plan for delivery of new programmes of learning for the new National Qualifications being introduced next year. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/news-education-scotland-launches-professional-focus-papers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6872373 Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:30:00 EST Study into maths anxious teachers wins George D Gray award A teacher from Hayshead Primary School in Arbroath scooped the prestigious George D Gray CBE MA award for the best undergraduate thesis in teacher education in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/student-to-probationer/news-study-into-maths-anxious-teachers-wins-george-d-gray-award.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6872187 Wed, 05 Dec 2012 08:18:00 EST National Park to offer new Travel Grant Scheme for schools and groups Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has launched a new pilot scheme to help schools and outreach groups experience the great outdoors in the Park by offering an Educational Travel Grant. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-national-park-offer-travel-grant-scheme-for-schools-and-groups.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6859617 Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:38:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 27 Nov 2012 In this blog, we hear from Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland, about getting it right for every child. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6859469 Tue, 27 Nov 2012 09:26:00 EST Transversal Programme - Nov 2012 In this podcast, Rosa Murray, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland, talks about her study visit to Portugal as part of the Transversal Programme. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-transversal-programme-1112.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6859413 Tue, 27 Nov 2012 09:02:00 EST Puppet Animation Scotland At its best Scottish puppetry and animation stands proudly with the best in the world, creating inspiration, enjoyment and the means for the better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-puppet-animation-scotland.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6852253 Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:00:00 EST Professional Standards FAQ's We have been working in partnership with the education community to revise our Professional Standards for teachers. In order to answer some of the very good points which have been raised during our consultation phase and through the media, we have created an FAQ page which we will be adding to over the coming weeks. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/professional-development/professional-standards-faq.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6850293 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:21:00 EST Obituary - Myra Pearson, former GTCS Depute Registrar It is with great sadness that GTCS staff learned of the untimely death of our former colleague, Myra Pearson OBE. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/council-members/news-obituary-myra-pearson.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6848595 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 04:52:00 EST Update on progress of the draft revised Professional Standards The consultation on the Revision of the Professional Standards ended on 6 November. We welcome all of the responses we have received to the consultation. Indeed, we are already using feedback provided by those who responded to help inform discussion on the shape of the final revised Standards. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-update-on-revised-professional-standards.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6848594 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 04:52:00 EST What makes a great lesson plan? Take part in our new, interactive feature which we are launching in Teaching Scotland where teachers can share top tips, handy hits and timely techniques with each other. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-what-makes-a.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6842816 Thu, 15 Nov 2012 05:03:00 EST Our Skillsforce Skills Development Scotland and partners have developed a web service to support Scotland's employers. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-our-skillsforce.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6837273 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 10:23:00 EST Accomplished Teaching Seminar GTC Scotland recently hosted an International working seminar on the subject of accomplished teaching. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/accomplished-teaching/news-accomplished-teaching-seminar.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6836156 Thu, 08 Nov 2012 07:12:00 EST GTC Scotland comments on the National Partnership Group report GTC Scotland comments on a report published by the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Michael Russell. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-gtcs-comments-on-the-npg-report.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6834616 Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:35:00 EST National Theatre of Scotland - Nov 2012 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, talks with Simon Sharkey, Associate Director of Learn at the National Theatre of Scotland about ‘theatre without walls’, the upcoming production of ‘Jump’ and some of the projects undertaken with schools and communities around the country. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-national-theatre-scotland-1112.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6829927 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:15:00 EST Diverse Teachers For Diverse Learners - Oct 2012 In this podcast, Ian Matheson, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland talks to Dr Geri Smyth from Strathclyde University about the Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners seminar series. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-diverse-teachers-for-diverse-learners-1012.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6823820 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 06:31:00 EST CfE inspires excellent learning for young people A national competition which invited children and young people to share examples of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) in action has been won by creative pupils across Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/news-cfe-inspires-excellent-learning-for-young-people.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6823747 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:15:00 EST Brought to Book Initiated by the Scottish Government, Book Week Scotland will be a national week-long celebration of reading, delivered on behalf of Creative Scotland by Scottish Book Trust, the leading agency for the promotion of literature, reading and writing in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-brought-to-book.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6822649 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 05:52:00 EST Scots language resources Jist a wee note tae let ye ken aboot a unique new resource that's been developed by the Scots Language Centre. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-scots-language-resources.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6822579 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 03:56:00 EST Prague Forum - Oct 2012 In this podcast, we talk with Tom Hamilton, Director of Education and Professional Learning at GTC Scotland about a recent visit to Prague for the Council of Europe Education Department forum. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-prague-forum-1012.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6821748 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:26:00 EST Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA) Conference 2012 This conference will take place at the Ayr Campus of the University of the West of Scotland from 21-23 November. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/event-sera-conference-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6821571 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:31:00 EST Glasgow Film Theatre Children and young people have a vital role to play in Glasgow Film's vision for a cinema which supports learning. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-glasgow-film-theatre-access-take-2.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6818885 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 04:56:00 EST Radio Edutalk - Dr Will Parker on Accomplished Teaching Radio Edutalk talked to Dr Will Parker, Director of Diversity at US National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, about Accomplished Teaching. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/accomplished-teaching/news-radio-edu-talk.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6813542 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:06:00 EST Curriculum for Excellence: support and materials A new succinct leaflet has been produced by Education Scotland, SQA and ADES detailing the support and materials already available for CfE. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/curriculum-for-excellence/exclusive-cfe-support-and-materials.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6809730 Mon, 15 Oct 2012 06:04:00 EST Glow Science - Twig World Lights, camera action! Can lessons be as exciting as the movies? Well, thanks to more than 800 free videos available to use on the Twig website, school children can both grasp complex scientific concepts while enjoying short, content-rich films with Hollywood production values. Twig on Glow is offering the chance to win equipment for your classroom. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-glow-science-twig-world.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6804012 Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:15:00 EST Scottish teachers for the 21st Century Rosa Murray, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland, has recently been involved in the development of learning for sustainability in schools. This work was carried out in partnership with WWF, the sustainable development network in Scotland and the Scottish Government. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-scottish-teachers-for-the-21st-century.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6802546 Wed, 10 Oct 2012 06:45:00 EST Podcast - Disability Research Project - Oct 2012 In this podcast, Ian Matheson, Education Adviser at GTC Scotland, talks about a research project into the experience of teachers with a disability in the Teacher Induction Scheme. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-disability-research-project-1012.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6794184 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 09:17:00 EST World Teachers' Day 2012 UNESCO celebrates World Teachers’ Day, an opportunity to consider the quality, commitment and dedication of teachers, the very significant contribution teachers make to the development of young people and the importance of teachers to society. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/news-world-teachers-day-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6793913 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 04:39:00 EST Experiences of people with disabilities in the Teacher Induction Scheme We would like to invite eligible participates to take part in our research survey. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/research/news-disabilities-in-tis.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6792491 Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:43:00 EST Equipping people for sustainable careers There is a new approach in Scotland to ensure every individual is equipped to make the best career decisions. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/exclusive-equipping-people-for-sustainable-careers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6790706 Wed, 03 Oct 2012 11:02:00 EST GTC Scotland responds to report on indiscipline in schools Anthony Finn, Chief Executive, responds to the story about violence towards teachers. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/news-gtcs-responds-to-indiscipline-report.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6790563 Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:02:00 EST National Lecture 2012 Our latest National Lecture was delivered by Sir Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland. Watch the lecture online. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/national-lecture.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6769769 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 10:00:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 17 Sept 2012 In this blog, we hear from Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland, about the Children and Young People Bill. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6765631 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:25:00 EST Amnesty International launches new protest song education pack for secondary teachers Amnesty International has launched a new interactive education pack. The pack focuses on protest songs, human rights and the lyrics of social change and includes an assembly, lesson plans and a new competition encouraging people to write their own song. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/exclusive-amnesty-launches-competition.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6758047 Wed, 12 Sep 2012 10:37:00 EST Consultation Meetings We will be hosting three regional consultation meetings in relation to the revision of our Professional Standards. Sign up now. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/event-revision-of-the-professional-standards-consultation-meetings.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6756255 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:12:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 10 Sept 2012 In this blog, we hear from Martin Osler, Head of Corporate Communication and Information Services at GTC Scotland, about the National Lecture 2012. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6754566 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:20:00 EST Scottish Book Trust - Sept 2012 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes talks with Philippa Cochrane and Chris Leslie from the Scottish Book Trust about their work promoting literature in Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-scottish-book-trust-0912.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6744167 Tue, 04 Sep 2012 08:55:00 EST Marie Curie launches its mini pots of care educational project Marie Curie Cancer Care is inviting all children aged 3-11 to take part in its Mini Pots of Care fundraising activity this autumn and help raise money for Marie Curie Nurses. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/exclusive-marie-curie-launches-its-mini-pots-of-care-educational-project.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6734720 Wed, 29 Aug 2012 10:57:00 EST Consultation on Professional Standards launched A consultation on our revision of the Framework of Professional Standards has been launched. The Standards are being updated to reflect the changing contexts of education in our schools and society. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-gtcs-launches-consultation-on-professional-standards.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6734478 Wed, 29 Aug 2012 06:54:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 21 Aug 2012 In this blog, we hear from Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, about our recent panel debate on creativity in education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6722323 Tue, 21 Aug 2012 07:16:00 EST GTCS hosts creativity debate at Festival of Politics As part of the Festival of Politics 2012 and the 'Year of Creative Scotland', GTC Scotland hosted a panel debate on the topic of creativity in the classroom. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/primary-teaching/news-gcts-hosts-creativity-debate-at-festival-of-politics.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6720542 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 05:51:00 EST Being creative on a worldwide stage In this blog, we hear from Glenise Borthwick, Editor of Teaching Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6717639 Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:18:00 EST Scottish school pupils win best documentary at Panasonic global KWN awards Pupils from Knox Academy in Haddington recently won an award for Best Documentary on Knife Crime. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/news-scottish-school-pupils-win-best-documentary.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6717638 Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:17:00 EST GTC Scotland Statistics We have recently published new statistics about our registered teachers online. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/about-gtcs/statistics.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6717637 Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:17:00 EST Podcast - Professional Update Pilot - Aug 2012 In this podcast, Gillian Hamilton, Head of Educational Services at GTC Scotland, talks about the launch of the Professional Update pilot programmes. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-professional-update-pilot-0812.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6717636 Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:22:00 EST Teaching Scotland online - Aug 2012 We have uploaded new content onto our Teaching Scotland website including 23 articles, events, podcasts and our national photography competition. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6715227 Wed, 15 Aug 2012 11:24:00 EST Glow TV - Online Events We are hosting a series of online events in relation to the revision of our Standards. Find out how you can be involved. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/events.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6712429 Mon, 13 Aug 2012 05:20:00 EST GTCS Congratulates Scotland’s Pupils and Teachers The General Teaching Council for Scotland has congratulated Scotland's pupils and teachers on the high level of performance recorded in this year's SQA examinations. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/news-gtcs-congratulates-scotlands-pupils-and-teachers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6704409 Tue, 07 Aug 2012 06:26:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog - 1 Aug 2012 Glenise Borthwick, Editor of Teaching Scotland writes about the Scottish Opera. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6697246 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 04:48:00 EST GTC Scotland shortlisted in the CIPR PRide Awards GTC Scotland has been shortlisted in the Public Sector category of the 2012 Scotland Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards, chosen for their outstanding campaign 'An Independent GTC Scotland'. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/the-council/independence/news-gtcs-shortlisted-for-cipr-awards-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6688018 Wed, 25 Jul 2012 09:51:00 EST Visit to land of the long white cloud for GTCS Chief Executive The Chief Executive of GTC Scotland is meeting counterparts in New Zealand to share good practice in the regulation of teaching and the development of teacher professionalism and education. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/scotlands-education-system/news-gtcs-visits-new-zealand.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6684515 Mon, 23 Jul 2012 07:18:00 EST Podcast - Des Dillon - July 2012 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes talks with the Scottish playwright, poet and teacher, Des Dillon about his experiences in the classroom and the success he’s had out of the classroom with his acclaimed play ‘Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim’. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-des-dillon-0712.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6679082 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 09:59:00 EST Teaching Scotland Blog In this summer of sport, we have Jonathan Wood, Place2Be National Manager for Scotland as our latest blogger, writing about his experience of sport at the grassroots level. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/home/blog.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6678751 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:58:00 EST This year's National Lecture announced The GTC Scotland National Lecture for 2012 will be delivered by Sir Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/national-lecture-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6678709 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:40:00 EST Tickets available for Festival of Politics 2012 We bring together a panel of key people to discuss what inspires and promotes creativity and how we should support and encourage young people to play their part in the creativity and culture of this country. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/events/festival-of-politics-2012.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6678706 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:39:00 EST How do you create a Global Citizen? Brian Gibson, a Modern Studies teacher and Sandra Lyon, a Primary teacher, recently received Professional Recognition in Global Citizenship. We caught up with Brian and Sandra to chat about their projects. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/global-citizenship/how-do-you-create-a-global-citizen.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6678705 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:39:00 EST Cash for Kids Each year, the staff at GTC Scotland pick a charity to support and help fundraise for. This year we are supporting Cash for Kids. We spoke to Ann Marie Miller, Regional Manager for Scotland at Cash for Kids, to find out more about the charity and how we can get involved. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-cash-for-kids-0712.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6678704 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:35:00 EST Podcast - YDance - June 2012 In this podcast, Kelly Forbes, Corporate Communications Officer at GTC Scotland, talks to YDance about their Olympic themed dance courses, using Glow to teach dance and getting more boys involved in dancing. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-y-dance-0612.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6656060 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 09:59:00 EST Volunteering programme The Saltire Awards, the Scottish Government's new youth volunteering award for 12- 25 year olds have been launched across Scotland. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/news-volunteering-programme.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6655707 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:54:00 EST GTCS Talks Balkans Tom Hamilton, Director of Education and Professional Learning at GTC Scotland, talks from Albania about his visit to meet the Council of Europe Project Against Corruption in Albania. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/global-education/international-dimension/exclusive-gtcs-talks-balkans.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6654897 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:34:00 EST Winners of Scotland’s prestigious social care awards, the Care Accolades announced! The best of Scotland’s social service teams were recognised recently at Care Accolades 2012, the national award ceremony showcasing the very best of the care sector across the country. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/gtc-scotland-news/news-care-accolades-announced.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6654623 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:19:00 EST Teaching in a secondary school Find out what it is like to be a secondary teacher in Scotland by reading what life is like for a typical teacher in a secondary school. http://www.gtcs.org.uk/education-in-scotland/teaching-in-a-secondary-school.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6654622 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:19:00 EST Professional Update - Pilot Programmes GTC Scotland has launched the Professional Update pilot programmes in three local authorities, an independent school and a University. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/news-professional-update-pilot-programmes-launched.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6648078 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:02:00 EST Podcast - Values in People (WWF Scotland) - June 2012 In this podcast, Rosa Murray, Professional Officer at GTC Scotland, talks to Morag Watson, Senior Policy Officer for Education at WWF Scotland about sustainability, values and the common cause. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/podcasts/podcast-values-in-people-0612.aspx Podcast http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6642514 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 09:58:00 EST Employment statistics for newly qualified teachers We carry out a survey every Spring of teachers who have participated in the Teacher Induction Scheme, a probation programme described as 'world-leading' in an international survey by the OECD. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-employment-stats-for-newly-qualified-teachers.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6642350 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 05:46:00 EST New Teachers Recognised at Probationer Event Newly qualified teachers from across Scotland were welcomed into the profession at our National Probationer Event which was held at Clerwood House. http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/probation/teacher-induction-scheme/news-new-teachers-recognised-at-national-event.aspx http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?iid4ct=6642349 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 05:44:00 EST