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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Children's Parliament

Children's Parliament

Chelsea Stinson from the Children’s Parliament discusses how they give children the opportunity to voice their ideas, thoughts and feelings so their concerns and opinions can be listened to and included in our social and political landscape.

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Hormones run high

Like it or not, your pupils will fall in and out of love on a regular basis...


Schools Countryside Short Film Competition

Countryside Learning Scotland is running a short film competition for all school pupils aged 14-17 years. The pupils are being asked to make a short film based on any rural topic. The winning team will be announced in September 2015 and will win a week of work experience with the BBC Landward production team.


An interview with probationer teachers

Earlier this year, Teaching Scotland interviewed five teachers at the end of their probationary period. We asked them five questions that explored their thoughts on the Teacher Induction Scheme, the Professional Standards and Professional Update.


EBSCO Education Source


GTC Scotland provides all registrants with free online access to the EBSCO Education Source package and the Leadership & Management Learning Centre. Education Source is a collection of over 1,700 education journals.


Tweet your Engagement

A Research Engagement Group (REG) has been set up to help support, promote and facilitate critical engagement with research. This month the Research Group is running a week long Twitter chat starting on Monday 27 October. The focus of this Twitter chat is: 'Why is it important for teachers to engage in/with research as part of their practice?'.