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04 December 2012
Scottish Texts in Higher and National 5
EIS Position Paper
13 March 2012
Education Scotland Inspections - EIS Advice to Members
Advice to Members on School Inspections
10 May 2011
The EIS & Leadership In Schools
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.
01 February 2011
Nursery Education: Research Review Report 2010
This research review, which was prepared for the EIS Working Group on Nursery
01 February 2011
Nursery Education: Research Review Report 2010_1
This research review, which was prepared for the EIS Working Group on Nursery
08 July 2010
Multi-stage composite classes *
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Multi-stage Composite Classes
05 July 2010
Future Structure of Schools Management in Scotland
Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee
05 July 2010
Future Structure of Schools Management in Scotland (page 2)
Evidence from the Educational Institute of Scotland
23 June 2010
Section B &C - Review of teacher education in Scotland
Section B & C- Review of teacher education in Scotland
18 March 2010
Leadership in Schools
This policy paper sets out EIS policy and thinking in relation to leadership in schools.
18 February 2009
Nursery Education *
EIS Leaflet on the importance of Nursery Education for 3 & 4 year olds
18 February 2009
Health Promoting Schools
An EIS response for teachers in schools on healthy eating, physical activity and emotional well-being for teachers and pupils.
03 December 2008
Reducing Class Sizes *
The EIS have recently published the attached booklet on Class Sizes.
30 August 2008
Chartered Teacher Review
Review of Standard for Chartered Teacher : EIS Response
01 February 2008
Coaching and Mentoring
The EIS welcomes the investment in establishing and promoting coaching and mentoring initiatives in Scottish education.
05 September 2007
Inclusive Education *
Report of the EIS Committee on Inclusive Education by George MacBride, convener of the EIS Education Committee
03 September 2007
Achievement, Attainment, Qualifications, Certification *
This paper develops established EIS policy on assessment in the context of A Curriculum for Excellence, current Scottish Executive policy and practice, current education authority practice, and statements from politicians in the pre-election and election
01 May 2007
EIS Manifesto - Nursery Education *
Scotland has a long and proud history of providing nursery education for our young children in the years before they go on to primary school. Qualified teachers in every nursery school/class have ensured that nursery education is of the highest quality.
01 May 2007
Industrial Action *
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.
01 May 2007
LA Model Constitution *
Model Constitution for a Local Association (Revised June 2004) and approved by Executive Council.
01 May 2007
Learning for Life *
More and more young people and adult learners are benefiting from Further and Higher Education in Scotland. Links between Further Education and schools grow closer through the school/college partnerships and through Skills for Work courses.
01 May 2007
National Constitution 2006 *
Constitution of the Educational Institute of Scotland including Royal Charters, Rules and Regulations and Standing Orders.
01 May 2007
New & Refurbished Schools Survey *
EIS Survey on new and refurbished schools financed through PFI and PPP.
01 May 2007
Nursery Education: providing for Scotland's 3 & 4 year olds *
EIS Leaflet on the importance of Nursery Education for 3 & 4 year olds.
01 May 2007
Placement of Student Teachers *
Issues of support by schools and partnership working involving schools, local authorities and universities.
01 May 2007
PPP/PFI *
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.
01 May 2007
Pupil Indiscipline *
Pupil indiscipline is probably the biggest concern today in Scottish schools for parents, teachers and pupils themselves. Schools reflect changes in society. Many young people today have increasingly complex lives & some live in difficult circumstances.
01 May 2007
School Development Planning 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.
01 May 2007
Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties *
Survey by the EIS on teachers' perceptions of working with SEBD pupils.
01 May 2007
Supporting Teachers, Tackling Indiscipline
Key EIS policy documents and advice on pupil behaviour in Scotland's schools.
01 May 2007
Teacher Professionalism and the Scottish Parliament *
Key EIS policy paper on teacher professionalism in the context of a devolved Scotland.
01 May 2007
TNS Survey on Promoted Posts *
TNS System Three Survey, commissioned by the EIS, on promoted post structures in secondary schools.
01 March 2007
Parental Involvement Act *
The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 was passed by the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 10 May 2006 and received Royal Assent on Wednesday 14 June 2006.
26 May 2005
Classroom Observation and Monitoring *
Advice to Members
09 July 2004
Education (Additional Support for Learning Act) *
Advice to Members
01 August 2001
Human Rights Act: Implications for Education - Leaflet 1
A brief guide to the possible employment implications of the Human Rights Act 1998.
01 August 2001
Human Rights Act: Implications for Employment - Leaflet 2
This leaflet is to provide EIS members with a brief guide to the possible employment implications of the Human Rights Act, 1998. As the Act is a ‘living instrument’ it is difficult to give precise advice about each and every potential situation.
01 August 2001
Human Rights Act: Information for Schools
A leaflet giving the rights, concepts and implications for schools of the Human Rights Act.