Ann McIntosh

Our pupils are the victims of this recruitment crisis

Scotland’s teacher shortage is having a huge impact on schools, warns one head

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The best opportunity for children to be successful is to have an excellent teacher in front of them every day. Someone who cares about their emotional wellbeing, knows their family and any issues they may be dealing with. Someone who instinctively guides them to meet and exceed their targets, on a minute-by-minute basis. In Scotland, this happens for most of our children.

Our profession has become skilled in extending outwards towards families and communities, working together to ensure that they can meet the most complex needs in classes. Professional Update and CLPL (Career-Long Professional ...

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