Consultation on draft Head Teacher and Training Standards (Scotland) Regulations

Draft regulations specifying the education and training standards needed before appointment to Head Teacher posts.

5. Consultation Questions

There is no obligation to respond to all questions and you are free to submit further comments as you wish. The questions are to help guide respondents.

Question 1

Do you agree with the scope and exemptions of the Regulations?

Question 2

Do the exemptions allow for appropriate flexibility in relation to the staffing of schools?

Question 3

Is the 24 month maximum limit for the duration of temporary appointments to the role of Head Teacher (where a person does not have the Standard for Headship) an appropriate limit and does it allow education authorities and grant aided schools sufficient flexibility ?

Question 4

Is the coming into force date of 1 August 2019 reasonable both for employers and aspirant Head Teachers?

Question 5

Are there any other comments you would like to add regarding this consultation?


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