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If you have any questions about the Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning or the Standard for Leadership and Management, please contact the Professional Learning and Development department.

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Early Phase Teachers

Fully Registered

Congratulations on completing your probationary service. This area of our site will provide you with guidance and support throughout the early phase of your career as a classroom teacher.

Website and services downtime

The in2teaching website will be unavailable on Tuesday 20 February, and MyGTCS and the GTCS website will be unavailable on Monday 19 February due to scheduled maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Consultation response

GTCS issued its response to the Empowering Schools Consultation on 30 January. The consultation response was created and developed by Council members.

Top tip

Health and wellbeing


Your health and wellbeing is vitally important to being the best teacher that you can be. If you feel that your work is getting on top of you, it's time to take a step back. Here's a few tips to help you recognise when you're feeling stressed and how to deal with it.

Teaching Scotland

It's all about impact


We share some of John Hattie's fascinating research findings and key advice for Scottish educators from last November's Visible Learning Conference.


National Digital Learning Week 2018

National Digital Learning Week will take place from 14 to 18 May. This year we are celebrating the Year of Young People so Education Scotland is encouraging young people to showcase their digital ideas and talents.


The STEP 2018 National Educational Conference

An event for all teachers and probationers, with keynote speakers John Swinney MSP and Dr Suzanne Zeedyk. There is also a choice of high-quality workshops delivered by Elaine Napier from GTCS and many more.