Staff from England treated as ‘second-class citizens’
Watchdog denies discrimination as EU rules ‘benefit teachers from other countries’
Scotland’s teaching watchdog has been accused of “shameful” discrimination against teachers from England for treating them “as second-class citizens compared with EU teachers”.
The comments were made by St Columba’s School – a mixed independent day school in Kilmacolm, Inverclyde – in its response to a Scottish government consultation on the new regulations for registering independent school teachers with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).
The school’s response said: “Teachers from England who have qualified teacher status should be offered full registration. They are treated ...