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24 January 2018

A Blueprint for 2020: the Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation A Blueprint for 2020: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland


03 September 2007

Achievement, Attainment, Qualifications, Certification*

POLICY: This paper develops established EIS policy on assessment in the context of A Curriculum for Excellence


24 January 2018

Additional Support Needs in School Education

Response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee on Additional Support Needs in Schools


24 January 2018

Analysis of Local Association Survey Responses on Standardised Tests

Analysis of Local Association Survey Responses on Standardised Tests


24 January 2018

Bi-Level and Multi-Level Classes

Policy Paper on Bi-Level and Multi-Level Classes following AGM Resolution


24 January 2018

CfE Governance

Submission to Education and Skills Committee on CfE Governance


24 January 2018

Closing the Attainment Gap

Closing the Attainment Gap. 2016 AGM Resolution


01 February 2008

Coaching and Mentoring

POLICY: The EIS welcomes the investment in establishing and promoting coaching and mentoring initiatives in Scottish education.


24 January 2018

Consultation on draft Statutory Guidance: Standards in Schools etc Act 2000

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on draft Statutory Guidance: Standards in Schools etc Act 2000


24 January 2018

Education Scotland Statement on CfE and Benchmarks

Advice on Education Scotland Statement on CfE and Benchmarks


23 January 2018

EIS Brief Paper - An Interim Response NIF

EIS Briefing Paper - response to discussions concerning the establishment of a National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education


24 January 2018

Evidence to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee on CfE Priorities and Challenges

Evidence to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee on CfE Priorities and Challenges


23 January 2018

GTCS Consultation on Review of Registration and Standard Rules

Response to GTCS Consultation on the Review of Registration and Standard Rules


24 January 2018

GTCS Council Election Scheme and Process

Response to the Consultation on Proposed Changes to GTCS Council Election Scheme and Process


24 January 2018

GTCS Registered Teachers: Classes of Children under the age of 16

GTCS Registered Teachers: Classes of Children under the age of 16


24 January 2018

Headteacher and Training Standards (Scotland) Regulations

Response to Consultation on Draft Head Teacher and Training Standards (Scotland) Regulations


24 January 2018

HIGIOS Family Learning Quality Indicator - Workload Implications

Advice to Members on Workload Implications of the HGIOS Family Learning Quality Indicator - AGM 2016 Resolution


24 January 2018

Independent Review on the Death of Bailey Gwynne

Comments on the Recommendations from the Independent Review on the Death of Bailey Gwynne (Annex D1-16)


01 May 2007

Industrial Action policy*

POLICY: This document updates and consolidates a number of previous policy papers and policy decisions of the Institute regarding industrial action involving both the Institute and other trade unions.


24 January 2018

Instrumental Music Teachers: National Qualifications in Music

AGM Resolution 2016: Instrumental Music Teachers: National Qualifications in Music


24 January 2018

Interim Report - National Qualifications System: Social Inequalities

Interim Report - National Qualifications System: Social Inequalities


24 January 2018

'INTO Headship' Qualification

'INTO Headship' Qualification following 2016 AGM Resolution


24 January 2018

N5, Higher and Advanced Higher Courses: Externally Assessable Elements

N5, Higher and Advanced Higher Courses: Externally Assessable Elements


24 January 2018

National Qualifications Proposal

National Qualifications Proposal


24 January 2018

National Standardised Assessment

Summary of the work of the EIS to date on National Standardised Assessment


24 January 2018

New National Standardised Assessment for Literacy and Numeracy

New National Standardised Assessment for Literacy and Numeracy


24 January 2018

Personal and Social Education

Response to the Education and Skills Committee question: "What should personal and social education sessions be about?"


24 January 2018

Pre-budget Review of the Performance of Education Scotland

Submission to Education and Skills Committee's Pre-budget Review of the Performance of Education Scotland


24 January 2018

Pre-budget Review of the Performance of the SQA

Submission to Education and Skills Committee's Pre-budget Review of the Performance of the Scottish Qualifications Authority


24 January 2018

Presumption of Mainstreaming/Current Inclusion Practices

Consequences of Presumption of Mainstreaming/Current Inclusion Practices following 2016 AGM Resolution


01 May 2007

Public Private Partnerships / Private Finance Initiative*

POLICY: The Executive Committee confirmed the reaffirmation of Institute policy with regard to the use of PPP/PFI schemes in the rebuilding and refurbishment of Scottish schools.


24 January 2018

Pupil Equity Funding(PEF) - Interim Advice to LA Secretaries and School Reps

Pupil Equity Funding(PEF) - Interim Advice to Local Association Secretaries and School Reps


24 January 2018

Reduction in Educational Psychological Services

Reduction in Educational Psychological Services


23 January 2017

Response Stage 2 Amendment Education Bill NIF

Response to Education and Culture Committee Consultation on Proposed Stage 2 Amendment to the Education Bill: National Improvement Framework


24 January 2018

Response to the Public Petitions Committee: School Libraries

Response to the Public Petitions Committee: School Libraries


24 January 2018

Review of Public Bodies' Spending and Outcomes Education Scotland

Submission to Education and Culture Committee's Review of Public Bodies' Spending and Outcomes - Education Scotland


24 January 2018

Review of Public Bodies' Spending and Outcomes Skills Development Scotland

Submission to Education and Culture Committee's Review of Public Bodies' Spending and Outcomes Skills Development Scotland


23 January 2018

Review of Public Spending and Outcomes - SQA

Submission to Education and Culture Committee's Review of Public Bodies Spending and Outcomes - Scottish Qualifications Authority


01 May 2007

School Development Planning Policy*

POLICY: Development planning forms an integral part of the work of nearly every school in Scotland. Over a number of years the EIS has issued advice, in part to address development planning as a new development in the work of schools.


24 January 2018

Scottish Government Discussion Paper on Early Learning and Childcare 11.40 hours Expansion

Response to the Scottish Government Discussion Paper on Early Learning and Childcare 11.40 hours Expansion


24 January 2018

SG Consultation on the Development of a Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland

Response to Scottish Government Consultation on the Development of a Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland


24 January 2018

SQA FAQs - Assessment Changes

SQA Assessment Changes to N5, Higher and Advanced Higher - frequently asked Questions


23 January 2018

Stage 2 Amendment to the Education Bill:Standard for Headship

Response to Education and Culture Committee Consultation on Proposed Stage 2 Amendment to the Education Bill: Standard for Headship


24 January 2018

Strategy for Education and Training STEM

Submission to Consultation on a Strategy for Education and Training - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


24 January 2018

Support for Newly Appointed Teaching Staff

Support for Newly Appointed Teaching Staff


01 May 2007

Supporting Teachers, Tackling Indiscipline

POLICY: Key EIS policy documents and advice on pupil behaviour in Scotland's schools.


01 May 2007

Teacher Professionalism and the Scottish Parliament*

POLICY: Key EIS policy paper on teacher professionalism in the context of a devolved Scotland.


10 May 2011

The EIS & Leadership In Schools

POLICY: This policy paper, approved by EIS Council in October 2008 and updated in 2010, sets out, for the first time, EIS policy and thinking in relation to leadership in schools.



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