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Teacher workforce planning advisory group: December 2017 meeting

Published: 5 Jun 2018
Part of:
Date of meeting: 14 Dec 2017
Location: EIS, 46 Moray Place, Edinburgh

This relates to the Teacher Workforce Planning Advisory Group.

Agenda and supplementary papers including Roman Catholic approved, Gaelic medium teachers and new routes into teaching.

5 Jun 2018
Teacher workforce planning advisory group: December 2017 meeting

Attendees and apologies


Stuart Robb - Scottish Government (Joint Chair)
Morag Redford - Universities Scotland (Joint Chair)
Rowena Arshad - Universities Scotland
Martin Boyle - University of Glasgow
Linda Brownlow - SCDE
Greg Dempster - AHDS
David Drysdale - Education Scotland
Sarah Kirkpatrick - SFC
Ken Muir - GTCS
Jim Thewliss - School Leaders Scotland
Louise Wilson - SNCT Teachers Panel
Michael Wood - ADES
Stephanie Walsh - Scottish Government
Alastair Anthony - Scottish Government
Ann Hunter - Scottish Government


Bruce Golding - Scottish Government
Kathy Cameron - COSLA
Tracey Gillespie - SPDS
Elizabeth Horsburgh - SFC
Tom Young - COSLA

Items and actions

  1. Welcome and apologies

  2. Minutes of meeting on 30 October 2017

  3. Requirement for Roman Catholic approved and Gaelic Medium teachers (Paper TWPAG/2017/1)

  4. Teacher Workforce Planning (Paper TWPAG/2017/2) Summary statistics for schools in Scotland no.8: 2017 edition

  5. New routes into teaching (Paper TWPAG/2017/3)

  6. Discussion of secondary subject target intakes

  7. Agreement/summary of advice the group should offer to Scottish Ministers on ITE and target intakes in 2018 to 2019

  8. Next steps

  9. AOB

Full minutes of the meeting will be published shortly.


Teaching Workforce Planning Advisory Group
c/o Scottish Government
Learning Directorate
Victoria Quay