Teacher Panel


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The establishment of a panel of teachers to discuss key developments in Scottish education. 

This was part of the Education Delivery Plan.

The panel meets on a quarterly basis.


  • Louisa Bruce, Class Teacher, St Francis Xavier’s Primary School, Falkirk
  • Clare Bryden, Class Teacher, Rockfield Primary School, Oban
  • James Cook, Headteacher, Cawdor Primary School
  • Deborah Davidson, Headteacher, Duloch Primary School, Dunfermline (acting as Education Manager, Woodmill and Inverkeithing High School Clusters)
  • Gaenor Hardy, Headteacher, Heathfield Primary School, Ayr
  • Clare Harker, Head Teacher, St Albert’s Primary School, Glasgow
  • Waheeda Huq, Depute Headteacher, Strathaven Academy
  • Nav Munogee, Depute Headteacher, Lanark Grammar School
  • John Reilly, Headteacher, Holy Cross High School, Hamilton 
  • Stephen Ross, Headteacher, Beath High School, Cowdenbeath
  • Sarah Stephen, Principal Teacher, Blairgowrie High School (Quality Improvement Officer, Perth & Kinross Council)
  • Gareth Surgey, Class Teacher, Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline
  • Ellen Turnbull, Headteacher, Our Lady and St Joseph's Primary School, Coatbridge
  • Pauline Walker, Headteacher, Royal High School, Edinburgh
  • Paula Woods, Headteacher, Fossoway Primary School, Crook of Devon




Teacher Panel
c/o Directorate for Education Reform
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

Tel: 0131 244 4000 or 0300 244 4000 (for local rate throughout UK and for mobile)

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