The Registration of Independent Schools (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

Closed 1 May 2017

Opened 20 Mar 2017


This consultation looks for comments on 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).

Why We Are Consulting

We are consulting on the detail of the regulations to ensure that:
• the regulations are clearly written and understandable
• the transitional arrangements relating to current teachers and the handling of applications for new schools is reasonable and fair 

What Happens Next

Following the closing date, all responses will be given full consideration. Responses will be published where we have been given permission to do so.


  • All Areas


  • People of Scotland


  • Education