News and Events articles

Annual Children's Mental Health Conference
April 2015

The Annual Children's Mental Health Conference provides an opportunity to update your knowledge on a variety of key topics in the area of children’s mental health.

Tackling Bureaucracy Working Group issues new recommendations in follow-up report
March 2015

New recommendations on cutting classroom bureaucracy have been sent to all schools in Scotland.

Sky Academy Skills Studios opens in Livingston
March 2015

Sky has unwrapped its brand new Sky Academy Skills Studios in Livingston, a free learning experience that links to the Curriculum for Excellence and builds life skills.

Scotland's education leaders of the future receive Standard for Headship and SCEL Fellowship Award at Leadership Conference and Awards Ceremony
March 2015

A joint ceremony hosted by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and the Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL) will today celebrate Scotland's newest cohort of education leaders.

Keeping teachers in Scotland’s classrooms
February 2015

All 32 local authorities have signed up to safeguard the number of teaching posts across Scotland in 2015–16.

Headteachers to have new qualification
February 2015

A masters qualification for headship will be introduced this year and become mandatory for all new headteachers from 2018/19.

Conference on ‘Character, Culture and Values’ to be hosted in Glasgow
February 2015

On 15 and 16 June, Glasgow will host a dedicated conference on character, culture and values and bring a diverse group of people together to learn from each other, connect on these issues and be inspired to take action.

SCEL Programme Leader vacancy
February 2015

Applications are invited for a Programme Leader post at the recently established Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL).

Prestigious International Education Conference comes to Scotland in 2016
January 2015

Scotland will host the 2016 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) conference in Glasgow from 6–9 January 2016.

A new book club to support Gaelic Medium Education
December 2014

A new book club, Cuilean Cràicte, is being established to support children and young people in Gaelic Medium Education.

Children in Scotland publishes Brock Report
November 2014

The report calls for a programme of improvement and increased support to strengthen further the Scottish child protection system.

GTCS Annual Report and Accounts 2013–14
October 2014

GTCS has published its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2014.

Scottish College for Educational Leadership Board Member vacancy
October 2014

Following a process to appoint SCEL's Board of Directors, there remains one place on the Board, which will now be filled on a co-opted basis.

Scottish College for Educational Leadership appoints non-executive Board Members
October 2014

GTCS Chief Executive, Kenneth Muir, is one of seven non-executive Board Members to be appointed to SCEL's first Board of Directors.

University course receives GTCS accreditation
September 2014

GTCS has made a landmark decision to accredit a teacher training course provided by a university outside of Scotland.

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