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GTCS opposes its proposed successor

CEO fears ‘irreparable harm’ to teachers’ status

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Responding to the Scottish government’s 2017 consultation on plans to change the way in which schools are run, the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) argued that it should assume greater responsibility for the “registration and regulation” of education professionals beyond teachers.

It talked about pupil support assistants, college lecturers and pre-school practitioners, saying that “asking GTCS to assume greater responsibilities” would bring “greater coherence” and “offer seamless regulation from nursery to school and to college”.

But by June 2017, the government was proposing an ...

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