Glossary - g

Definitions of all our inspection terms.

  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)

    This qualification is taken by most young people aged 16.

  • Global citizenship

    Learning about how activities and events across the world affect our lives, and how our lives can affect other people.

  • Gross motor skills

    This term refers to movement or motion and the ability required to control the large muscles of the body in activities such as walking, running or climbing.

  • GTCW

    The General Teaching Council for Wales is the statutory self-regulating professional body for the teaching profession in Wales. It aims to contribute to improving standards of teaching and the quality of learning and to maintain and improve standards of professional conduct amongst teachers.