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Bringing the whole sector together will benefit all

The joint regulation of everyone with a role to play in teaching is a welcome move

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Some Much-anticipated and significant changes to how education is delivered to children and young people were announced in the Scottish Parliament last month by education secretary John Swinney.

He made clear that, despite the need for change, some principles will remain the foundations of a successful Scottish education system. One such principle is that of a graduate teaching profession and the registration of all teachers against a set of professional standards, currently managed by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).

As Mr Swinney said: “One of the strengths of our current ...

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