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EIS Response to Colleges Scotland Statement on FE Pay Negotiations

23 May 2018

The EIS is surprised and disappointed that Colleges Scotland has chosen to make its statement today, while negotiations are ongoing.

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Teachers call on John Swinney to Ensure a Fair Pay Increase

07 May 2018

The EIS is stepping up its lobbying as momentum builds in the union's Value Education, Value Teachers pay campaign.

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May Day Mayday on Pay – Parents Urged to Support Pay Campaign

01 May 2018

The EIS has sent a May Day mayday on teachers' pay, and urged the country's parents to get behind the union's Value Education, Value Teachers campaign.

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EIS Highlights Impact of Poverty on Education

25 April 2018

The EIS has presented evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee on the severe impact that poverty can have on young people's educational attainment and achievement.

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April 2018 Newsletter

23 April 2018

As reported, FELA have been in dispute with management for several months over a cost of living pay rise for 2017/18 and 2018/19 sessions. An original pay claim was submitted in December 2016, and FELA are running out of patience.

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FE Lecturers' Pay Claim - Failure to Agree

19 April 2018

At the National Joint Negotiation Committee (NJNC) on 19 April 2018, the fifth dispute meeting was held regarding the lecturer pay claim.

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If the Government Values Education then it must Value Teachers

18 April 2018

General Secretary Larry Flanagan recently wrote an article for the Morning Star regarding the 10% teacher pay claim.

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Likelihood of widespread industrial action increasing

17 April 2018

As unions gather in Aviemore for the 121st Scottish Trades Unions Congress, the prospect of increased industrial action over the coming year will be a central focus of debates.

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EIS Calls for United Public Sector in Fight for Pay

17 April 2018

General Sectary Larry Flanagan speaking at the first day STUC Congress.

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EIS Refutes Perceived Failure of Scottish Education

13 April 2018

General Secretary Larry Flanagan speaking to Times Educational Supplement.

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07 June 2018
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   Karen Nicholson
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23 July 2018
   Shakespeare's Globe Summer School
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Scottish Educational Journal

April 2018

Vol. 102, Issue No. 2