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15 January 2014
Holocaust Memorial Day 2014
Remembering those who suffered in the Holocaust
15 January 2014
STUC: Celebrating the contribution women have made
Book written by the STUC Women's Committee
07 January 2014
Scottish Government makes school meal commitment
We welcome commitment to provide free school meals to all children in Primary 1 to 3
23 December 2013
Action on free school meals
EIS campaigns on child poverty
06 December 2013
Comment following news of the death of Nelson Mandela
Commenting following the news of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan, also a former Glasgow City Councillor and former spokesman for the city on equality and anti-apartheid issues, said:
05 December 2013
Universal Free School Meals Provision
A few weeks ago you will be aware that the EIS received significant press coverage as a co-signatory to a letter sent to relevant Cabinet Secretaries calling for the Scottish Government to deliver on its longstanding commitment to provide free school meal
16 July 2013
Equality Bulletin 2013
The 2013 Equality Bulletin is now available to download here
26 June 2013
Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Equality Newsletter 2013
Welcome to the second annual EIS BME member newsletter. Recently, it was decided to issue an annual BME newsletter in order to highlight race equality issues and to encourage BME members to participate fully at all levels of the Institute.
26 April 2013
Video: Dr John McKendrick talks about the Impact of Poverty on Education
Dr John McKendrick: Co-author-‘ Poverty in Scotland 2011’ at the EIS Poverty Conference held on the 20 April 2013
26 April 2013
Video: Susan Quinn talks about the Impact of Poverty on Education
EIS Perspective and Introduction by Susan Quinn at the EIS 2013 Poverty Conference held on the 20 April 2013
22 April 2013
Images from the Poverty Conference April 2013
Images from the recent poverty conference held on 20th April 2013
20 April 2013
Thatcherite legacy must be challenged to tackle child poverty
Speaking at an EIS Education Conference in Glasgow, which explored the impact of poverty on education, General Secretary Larry Flanagan highlighted how the political sins of the 1980s are still having a profound and damaging impact for many children and y
22 March 2013
Ailsa McKay IWD lecture
Good evening and thank you all for coming tonight and thank you to the EIS, in particular Alan Scott and Sheila Harris, for inviting me to participate in this International Women’s Day event.
06 March 2013
EIS marks international women’s day with major edinburgh lecture
The EIS will mark International Women’s Day with a major lecture in Edinburgh tomorrow (Thursday 7 March).
22 May 2012
Challenging Homophobia in Schools
Research shows that homophobic bullying is endemic in Scotland’s schools. It is three times more prevalent than bullying due to religion or ethnicity and not only does this affect pupils’ school work in the vast majority of cases, we also know that half o
05 April 2012
Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Equality Newsletter
Welcome to the inaugural newsletter of the EIS BME members.
13 March 2012
Teacher resources: Exploring mental health in the classroom
At the end of February 2012 ‘see me’, Scotland’s national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination of mental ill-health, launched ‘What’s On Your Mind?’ a new campaign aimed at 13-15 year olds.
06 February 2012
Close the Gap’s ‘Be What You Want’ – Combat Gender Stereotyping
School Resource to Combat Gender Stereotyping
29 October 2009
2009 AGM Equality Bulletin
The 2009 AGM Equality Bulletin was dedicated to the women's suffrage movement in Scotland. Printed as it would have looked like in 1909, the bulletin celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the National Women's Suffrage Procession.