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Throughout your probationary period you should be gathering evidence to prove you are meeting the Standard for Full Registration (SFR). Teacher Induction Scheme probationers employed in local authority schools should compile this information and submit it in an online profile.

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Teacher Induction Scheme

Now you are a probationer teacher, this area of our site will provide you with guidance and support throughout your probationary year via the Teacher Induction Scheme.


Scottish Learning Festival - 23 and 24 September

Scottish Learning Festival

The Scottish Learning Festival (SLF) is the key education event in Scotland welcoming thousands of educational professionals. The theme of this year’s event focuses on raising achievement and attainment for all by maximising educational outcomes through: local partnerships and collaboration – to share approaches that lead to better outcomes; self-evaluation – to ensure creative and innovative approaches to sustained improvement and work-related learning – to improve transitions into sustainable productive employment.

hints and tips

Back to School - hints and tips

Time for school

Your probation period can be supported in a number of ways and we've collected hints and tips to do just that. The tips cover the range of issues you'll need to consider to ensure your time in the classroom is effective and successful.


My Story

Blog your story

Emma Maley, Computing teacher at Glennifer High School in Renfrewshire, describes her personal experience of taking part in the Teacher Induction Scheme.


Blog for us

blog for us

Blogging is a great way to share your probation year experiences with other teachers. If you are interested in contributing either a one-off article or a more regular blog, please get in touch as we would love to hear from you. It's worth bearing in mind that all blogs published on our website can be added to your Professional Learning portfolio.


TIS newsletters

A monthly newsletter will be sent to all probationer teachers taking part in the Teacher Induction Scheme. This newsletter will provide you with advice and guidance on all aspects of probation, as well as helpful classroom resources and information on upcoming educational events. You will receive your first newsletter at the beginning of September.


Welcome from our Chief Executive


Our Chief Executive, Kenneth Muir, welcomes you to the teaching profession.


How do you think a classroom will look in 50 years?

Enter to win

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of GTCS, we're running a competition that asks you to creatively explore what a classroom will be like in 50 years time. As part of the partnership between Teaching Scotland magazine and the Scottish Children's Book Awards, we have some great prizes up for grabs, including a top prize of £1,500 worth of children and young adult fiction books.