Media release: Media briefing on the GTCS response to the Scottish Government Empowering Schools consultation


When: A media briefing will take place on Wednesday 31 January at 0930 hours. Bacon rolls and refreshments will be served.

Where: GTCS Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT

Who: Convener of GTCS, Derek Thompson (retired Head Teacher).

Chief Executive and Registrar of GTCS, Kenneth Muir.

Content: Media will be sent an embargoed copy of the GTCS consultation reponse on Tuesday 30 January at 1600 hours. This is to allow preparation in advance of the briefing. The embargo will be until 0001 on Thursday 1 February.

GTCS will publish its consultation response on its website on Thursday 1 February and issue an e-newsletter to registrants to inform them.


If you wish to attend the briefing please contact the GTCS communications team at

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