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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.


World Teachers' Day

World Teachers' Day

Katie Gourlay, a teacher in North Carolina, USA, describes her experience of teaching in Malawi and the USA.


Surviving parents' night

To do list

Read some past probationers experiences of preparing for their first parents' evening.


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.


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.



Team work

There is a TeachMeet taking place at St Mungo's High School, Falkirk on Wednesday 7 October. The Theme is the use of technology to enhance the learning of pupils.


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.