Ken Muir

Chief Executive of The General Teaching Council for Scotland for the Leaders Council

Articles published by Ken Muir

NEWS | Published January 12th 2021, 1:01 pm

The General Teaching Council for Scotland’s Ken Muir says that the education sector must learn lessons from the past to thrive post-Covid

Across a long, seasoned career in Scottish education, The General Teaching Council for Scotland’s chief executive, Ken Muir, has seen more than most. He has been actively involved as a teacher, Principal Teacher, Education Adviser, HMI and Strategic Director in numerous national developments. Looking back and reflecting on 2020, a year unlike any other for education and indeed society, Muir believes that to thrive in a new post-Covid world which will have compassion, equality and sustainability at its heart, the sector must be prepared to learn the lessons of the past and change the status quo for the better.

NEWS | Published November 17th 2020, 5:05 pm

Ken Muir, Chief executive of The General Teaching Council for Scotland speaks out on the Internal Markets Bill

The General Teaching Council for Scotland is deeply worried about the UK Internal Market (UK IM) Bill. In its current guise, it not only undermines the devolved nature of education in Scotland, but poses a threat to the system that safeguards the quality of teachers in Scottish schools and ultimately to the future of our children and young people.


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