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Towards an Independent General Teaching Council for Scotland: Consultation on the future status of the GTS

DescriptionConsultation paper that considers the role and governance of the GTCS.
Official Print Publication DateApril 2009
Website Publication DateApril 02, 2009


ISBN 978 0 7559 5978 5

This document is also available in pdf format (308k)


Covering letter

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Functions of the GTCS
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Responsibility for the Teaching Standards
2.3 Entry Requirements to, and Approval of Courses of, Initial Teacher Education
2.4 Continuing Professional Development

Chapter 3. Governance of an independent GTCS
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Size of the Council
3.3 Composition of the Council
3.4 Other Relevant Issues

Chapter 4. Responding to the Consultation
4.1 Consultation Response Form (the response form is also available in MS Word format)
4.2 Respondent Information Form and Consultation Process

Annex A Comparison with other regulators

Annex B List of Consultees