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Throughout your probationary period you should be gathering evidence to prove you are meeting the Standard for Full Registration (SFR). Teacher Induction Scheme probationers employed in local authority schools should compile this information and submit it in an online profile.

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Teacher Induction Scheme

Now you are a probationer teacher, this area of our site will provide you with guidance and support throughout your probationary year via the Teacher Induction Scheme.


Memorandum Consultation

We are consulting on proposed changes to the Memorandum on Entry requirements for Initial Teacher Education programmes in Scotland.


"Don’t smile until Christmas” vs laughter in the classroom


Laura Nimmo, a Physical Education teacher, describes how she feels “don’t smile until Christmas” is outdated and she believes that laughter makes learning more memorable.


World Teachers' Day - 5 October

World Teachers' Day took place on Friday 5 October 2018. World Teachers’ Day affords us an opportunity to recognise the contribution made by teachers to inspire and improve the opportunities of young people worldwide.

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Hugh Smith, Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education Consultant, explains why it is important to have a “personal preventative intervention strategy” to keep our wellbeing in check.

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Extracurricular activities


Dionne Doherty explains why she found getting involved in extracurricular activities can help you to get to know your pupils better.