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Teacher Workforce Planning Advisory Group

Role of the group

The Teacher Workforce Planning Advisory Group considers:

  • the workforce planning process: in particular, the distribution of secondary subjects amongst universities and that the process reflects geographical needs
  • the requirement of teachers in denominational schools
  • the impact of new routes into teaching
  • refinement to the teacher vacancy survey
  • the method of potential clawback of funding from universities for under-recruitment and penalties for over-recruitment to courses
  • what further improvements should feed into the teacher workforce planning process
  • the outcome of the teacher workforce planning projections, the key factors affecting teacher supply and the aspects which should be drawn to the Scottish Funding Council's attention in ministers' guidance on initial teacher education
  • advice on teacher recruitment publicity activity

Members

  • Stuart Robb, Scottish Government (Joint Chair)
  • Morag Redford, Universities Scotland (Joint Chair)
  • Rowena Arshad, Universities Scotland
  • Martin Boyle, University of Glasgow
  • Linda Brownlow, Scottish Council of Deans of Education
  • David Drysdale, Education Scotland
  • Greg Dempster, Association of Headteacher and Deputes in Scotland
  • Tracey Gillespie, Society of Personnel Directors in Scotland
  • Elizabeth Horsburgh, Scottish Funding Council
  • Sarah Kirkpatrick, Scottish Funding Council
  • Ken Muir, General Teaching Council for Scotland
  • Jim Thewliss, School Leaders Scotland
  • Louise Wilson, SNCT Teachers Panel
  • Michael Wood, Association of Directors of Education in Scotland
  • Tom Young/Kathy Cameron, COSLA
  • Stephanie Walsh, Scottish Government
  • Alastair Anthony, Scottish Government
  • Bruce Golding, Scottish Government
  • Ann Hunter, Scottish Government

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