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Return to Teaching Course

Course overview

This course is aimed at those who have already have a teaching qualification but have been away from the profession for a period of time or are new to the Scottish education system. It is relevant to both Primary and Secondary teachers and consists of ten, 3-hour twilight sessions.

It is delivered by staff from the University of Strathclyde, Edinburgh University, Education Scotland, GTC Scotland, schools and local authorities and will be of interest to returning teachers in primary and secondary and teachers new to Scotland who are eligible for registration with GTC Scotland.

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Programme

How to get a job
How to get registered with GTC Scotland
What head teachers expect
Curriculum for excellence
Closing the attainment gap
Visits to schools
Managing pupil behaviour and classroom ethos
Technology in the classroom
Child protection
Option of school visits and voluntary work

Testimonials 

  • "It has been a fantastic course, very well run, relevant topics and super contributors." (Helen)
  • "I am much more confident and feel much better prepared to return to teaching." (Arlene)
  • "I left the Lord Hope Building every Wednesday evening feeling completely and utterly inspired and I will certainly miss my RTT class." (Lorna)