Our memberships

SPTC holds membership from other organisations. We use these memberships for professional development and to find out what is going on in the world of education. This informs our work and helps us stay up to date.

Below is a list of all of the organisations of which we are members.

EPAEPA gathers the parents associations in Europe which together represent more than 150 million parents. EPA works in partnership both to represent and give to parents a powerful voice in the development of education policies and decisions at European level.

Children in ScotlandChildren in Scotland is the umbrella body for the children’s sector, representing children’s services organisations and individuals across the voluntary, private and public sectors.



National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) is a model for school, family and community partnership, designed, developed and fine-tuned over almost 30 years. We are introducing Partnership Schools into schools in three local authorities in Scotland – find out more here.

SCLCThe Scottish Child Law Centre is the only Law Centre in Scotland that works exclusively for children and  young people. It helps children and young people, their families and carers, and professionals working for and with children by providing free expert legal advice and information through an advice line, email and website. It also provides a wide range of training on the law and children’s rights to groups and  individuals across Scotland.

SCVOThe Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Through lobbying and campaigning SCVO works to advance the interests of their members and the people and communities that they support.

PTA UKPTA UK is the UK wide membership organisation for Parent Teacher Associations. PTA UK works to be a voice for for all parents and PTAs to strengthen children’s education.