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The Public Services Reform (General Teaching Council for Scotland) Order 2011

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Public Services Reform (General Teaching Council for Scotland) Order 2011 No. 215

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation

    2. 2.Commencement

    3. 3.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.General Teaching Council for Scotland

    2. 5.Principal aims

    3. 6.General functions

    4. 7.Public interest

    5. 8.Best regulatory practice

    6. 9.General powers

    7. 10.Advice, research, publication and promotion

    8. 11.Recommendations to the Scottish Ministers

    9. 12.Co-operation with other teaching councils

    10. 13.Employers’ duty to provide information about teachers

  4. PART 3

    1. The Register of Teachers

      1. 14.The register of teachers

      2. 15.GTCS rules

      3. 16.Entry in the register of teachers

      4. 17.Recognised teaching qualifications

      5. 18.Fitness to teach

      6. 19.Barred individuals

      7. 20.Registration fees

      8. 21.Temporary restriction

      9. 22.Removal from register

      10. 23.Notices

      11. 24.Appeals

      12. 25.Employers: duty to report misconduct or incompetence

    2. Register of other education professionals

      1. 26.Register of other education professionals

    3. Offences

      1. 27.Offences

  5. PART 4 ETC.

    1. 28.Consultation

    2. 29.Teaching qualifications: primary and secondary education

    3. 30.Teaching qualifications: further education

    4. 31.GTCS duty to make re-accreditation scheme

  6. PART 5

    1. 32.Transitional and savings provisions

    2. 33.Consequential amendments, repeals and revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions of this Order which come into force on 4th April 2011

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      GTCS Membership

      1. 1.Membership

      2. 2.Elected members

      3. 3.Nominated members

      4. 4.Appointed members

      5. 5.Term of office

      6. 6.Initial term of office

      7. 7.Membership

      8. 8.Power to amend schedule

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Further provision about the GTCS

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.Convener

      3. 3.Committees

      4. 4.Validity of Proceedings and Actions

      5. 5.Reports

      6. 6.Standing Orders

      7. 7.Accounts

      8. 8.Remuneration, allowances etc.

      9. 9.Staff

      10. 10.Grants and loans

      11. 11.Delegation of the GTCS’s functions

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Fitness to teach: further provision

      1. 1.GTCS rules on fitness to teach

      2. 2.Proceedings

      3. 3.Legal assessor

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional and savings provisions

      1. 1.The Teachers (Education, Training and Recommendation for Registration) (Scotland) Regulations 1993

      2. 2.Despite the revocation of regulation 4 of the 1993 Regulations,...

      3. 3.Despite the revocation of regulation 5 of the 1993 Regulations,...

      4. 4.Despite the revocation of regulation 6 of the 1993 Regulations,...

      5. 5.Investigations in progress under section 10B of the 1965 Act

      6. 6.Cases in progress before the Disciplinary Sub-committee

      7. 7.Persons with right to apply for variation or revocation of conditions under section 11(4) of 1965 Act

      8. 8.Persons to whom section 11(7) of the 1965 Act applies

      9. 9.Persons to whom section 11(9) of the 1965 Act applies and directions made under section 10 of the 1965 Act

      10. 10.Entries to which section 11A of the 1965 Act applies

      11. 11.Appeals

      12. 12.Review

      13. 13.The Teaching Council (Scotland) (Legal Assessor) Rules 2006

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Primary legislation

      2. Secondary legislation

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Repeals and Revocations

      1. Repeals of primary legislation

      2. Revocations of secondary legislation

  8. Explanatory Note

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