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Throughout your probationary period you should be gathering evidence to prove you are meeting the Standard for Full Registration (SFR). Flexible Route probationers should compile this information and submit it in an online profile.

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Flexible Route

Now you are a probationer teacher, this area of our site will provide you with guidance and support throughout your probationary period via the Flexible Route.


Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised each February to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology, especially among children and young people. Thousands of people unite to raise awareness of online safety issues and participate in events and activities right across the globe. The UK Safer Internet Centre website provides ideas on how teachers can get involved in Safer Internet Day and also includes links to resources and education packs.

Teaching Scotland

Disrupting a pattern

In the latest edition of Teaching Scotland magazine, Graeme Logan, Strategic Leader for the Scottish Attainment Challenge, talks about the importance of teachers' professional judgement in driving improvement.


George D Gray Award

Callander Primary School teacher and University of Strathclyde graduate Amy Buchan is the 2016 winner of the George D Gray CBE MA Award presented annually by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).


STEP National Conference

Book your place at the STEP National Conference 2017 taking place on 18 March at Stirling Court Hotel. Keynote speakers are Graeme Logan and Chris Kilkenny. Elaine Napier and Charlaine Simpson from GTCS will be contributing to the wide range of workshops available. Free for probationers and £25 for all others.


A charter for change


Resources from LGBT Youth Scotland can support you to tackle discrimination in Scottish schools.


Chair swingers don't stand a chance


Dealing with persistent chair-swingers can be tiresome and frustrating, but Jim Morre knows a trick to help keep those chair legs on the floor.