News and Events articles

ICSEI Practioners' Day
September 2015

A significant feature of the ICSEI 2016 conference is the Practitioners’ Day on Saturday 9 January 2016, which offers teachers an opportunity to participate fully in the conference.

Scottish Children's Book Awards 2015-16
September 2015

All the latest information about the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2015-16.

Bennachie - The Magical, Musical Mountain
June 2015

Drake Music Scotland's work with pupils from five Aberdeenshire Schools will soon culminate in a public performance at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House.

Focus on delivering effective learning
June 2015

The 29th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement being held in Glasgow will attract some of the leading speakers in the field and will look at how to work together for the benefit of all students.

Raising achievement and attainment for all
June 2015

Key information about this year's Scottish Learning Festival.

GTCS recognising the benefits of Modern Apprenticeships
May 2015

GTCS is joining businesses and training providers across Scotland in recognising the benefits apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the Scottish economy.

New writing project to explore pupil’s journeys
May 2015

Scottish Book Trust has launched an exciting new writing project to encourage school children to write about a journey they have taken, with a selection of the best submissions to be published in an e-book.

Literacy Matters: Inspiring 21st Century Learners
April 2015

Children in Scotland’s literacy conference is taking place on 5 June in Glasgow.

TEAN - Let’s talk about …
April 2015

GTC Scotland is hosting a TEAN event giving colleagues the opportunity to talk about "improving support for student and probationary teachers to learn more effectively".

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.

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