Tag: Teachers

Preparing teachers for inclusive education

One of the main challenges for teacher education is posed by the demands of inclusive education but little attention has been paid to this important topic. Global disparities in educational provision, and differences in teacher […]

GTCS Consultation: Framework on Teacher Competence

The General Teaching Council Scotland is consulting on proposed changes to the Code of Practice on Teacher Competence (CPTC), which has been in force since September 2002. It is intended to rename the CPTC as the […]

Scottish Education – The Front End vs The Back End

Following from my previous article, here are some random ramblings on Curriculum for Excellence. I’ll produce another article later this week with my concluding thoughts. Mixed messages and a lack of clarity around the broader […]

Effective Methods of Teaching

The International Bureau of Education has now published a booklet about the most effective methods of teaching. Produced by the International Academy of Education, it presents research-based principles of teaching (or instruction). These principles come from three sources: (a) […]

Scotland – Teacher’s Performance to be Monitored?

I recently read an article in the Herald, by Andrew Denholm, Education Correspondent. It seems that the Scottish Council of Economic Advisors (SCEA) has reported a series of measures to “to improve the quality of […]