- 6 Dec 2018
Attendees and apologies
Moyra Boland (Chair), Deputy Head of School at the University of Glasgow
David Leng, Scottish Government
John Fyffe, ADES
Angela Wilson, SOLACE
Alison Weatherston, SCEL (full meeting)
Gillian Hamilton, SCEL (AM)
Andrea Bradley, EIS
Fiona Dalziel, SSTA
Tim Wallace, AHDS
Richard Bell, NASUWT (substitute for Jane Peckham)
Jim Thewliss, SLS
Stuart Robb, Scottish Government
Angela Felvus, Scottish Government – Support/Secretariat
Dougie Atkinson, VOICE
Jane Peckham, NASUWT
Clare Hicks, Scottish Government
Jayne Rowe, EIS
Kathy Cameron, COSLA
Neil Taylor, Scottish Council of Deans
Ken Muir, GTCS
David Roy, Scottish Government
Kristine Johnston, SPDS
Items and actions
Welcome and apologies
The Chair welcomed attendees to the fourth meeting on Career Pathways.
Apologies were received from the above.
CP 2018/35: Moyra to explore possibility of an extension to the timeline for reporting to the SNCT.
Note and actions from previous meeting - Tuesday 6 November
CP 2018/36: Union panel members to organise BME event. Moyra to attend.
Review of key themes from the teacher survey, stakeholders survey and engagement events
CP2018/37: Moyra to explore accuracy of Stakeholder survey question on page 9 of Stakeholder survey headline analysis of data paper: length of service and experience gained in promoted role.
Review of recommendations Post-its
CP2018/38: Moyra, David, Jim and Andrea to review principle paper, including definitions of flexibly, an empowered school system, and teacher agency.
CP2018/39: Panel to provide comments on Career Pathway diagram – Comments to Moyra and Angela by 7 December.
Structure of report
The structure of the report was discussed and agreed. The following actions were allocated to the panel members.
Allocated members to draft sections of the report, providing no more than 500 words on one side A4 paper per section.
All drafts to be submitted to Angela by 7 December.
Collated drafts will be issued to all panel members by 10 December for consideration at 13 December meeting.
CP2018/40: Literature Review – John Fyffe and Ken Muir
CP2018/41: Stakeholder engagements events – Moyra and Steven Parker
CP2018/42: Teacher Survey - Moyra and Steven Parker
CP2018/43 Stakeholder Survey – Moyra and Steven Parker
CP2018/44: Recent reports e.g. HT recruitment working group, diversity report and policy developments – Stuart and Gillian
CP2018/45: Recommendations – Moyra, David and Stuart
CP2018/46: Appendices – Angela
Date of next meeting and discussion
Thursday 13 December 10.00 – 13.00 General Teaching Council for Scotland, Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT