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.
The internationally renowned Finnish educationalist, Pasi Sahlberg, will be the keynote speaker at this Saturday’s (28 April) Education Conference, organised by the EIS.
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.
General Secretary Larry Flanagan recently wrote an article for the Morning Star regarding the 10% teacher pay claim.
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.
Larry Flanagan speaking about weapons in schools.
General Secretary Larry Flanagan speaking to Times Educational Supplement.
General Sectary Larry Flanagan speaking at the first day STUC Congress.
A survey by the EIS has found that only 9% of schools have any form of committee oversight over the spending of Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) money.
The EIS has highlighted the need for the Education Bill to look beyond Headteachers and to enable a collaborative and collegiate approach to empowering schools and school communities.
Commenting on the increase of teaching of Advanced Highers in HEIs EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
The EIS issued this comment in response to news Headteachers in East Ayrshire have have been invited to a meeting with Prince Charles and representatives fast-track teacher training charity Teach First.
In response to the amendments to the Additional Support for Learning Act 2004 EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said,
Commenting in response to figures large numbers of teachers over the age of 45 are leaving the profession EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said,
The EIS has welcomed the ruling by an Employment Tribunal that City of Glasgow College acted unlawfully in failing to consolidate a £100 pay award for the year 2015/16 for lecturers
The EIS has secured over £450,000 in compensation settlements for members injured at work over the past year.
The Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT) has formally agreed a number of proposals in relation to pay and conditions of service for teachers and associated professionals.
The EIS has welcomed the confirmation in today’s draft Scottish Budget that the 1% public sector pay cap will be lifted in the next financial year.
The EIS has commented on today’s publication of the independent review of student support.
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The EIS has today (Tuesday), welcomed the launch of a consultation on the Education (Scotland) Bill.
The EIS has welcomed the announcement by Deputy First Minister John Swinney that the Scottish Government is offering bursaries of £20,000 to graduates to change career and become teachers.
The EIS held a joint fringe meeting with the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, at the SNP Conference today (Tuesday) where Mr Swinney outlined the Scottish Government’s aims and policies for Education.
The EIS will present evidence to the Education and Skills Committee highlighting its concern surrounding lack of adequate training and resources for the Named Person legislation whilst not opposing the principle aim of the scheme.
Representatives of the EIS have spoken in support of two TUC Congress Motions.