1. Responding to the consultation
This consultation seeks views on the details of the draft Registration of Independent Schools (Prescribed Person) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 that set out the arrangements in respect of current and future teachers working in independent schools having to be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland ( GTCS).
Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government's consultation platform, Citizen Space. You can view and respond to this consultation online at https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/empowering-schools/registration-of-ind-schools-prescribed-persons. You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. If you respond using Citizen Space you will be directed to the Respondent Information Form. Please indicate how you wish your response to be handled and, in particular, whether you are happy for your response to be published.
Please ensure that consultation responses are submitted before the closing date of 1 st May 2017.
If you are unable to respond via Citizen Space, please complete and return the Respondent Information Form attached in this document to:
Mrs S Lindsay
Empowering Schools Unit
Details of how your consultation response will be handled is set out in Annex A.
Email: Stacey-Ann Lindsay