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24 March 2015
Welcoming Additional £1m Investment In New Higher Textbooks
Funding to support secondary schools
20 March 2015
EIS Welcomes Renewed Commitment to Cutting School Bureaucracy
The EIS has welcomed the publication of the Follow-Up Report of the Curriculum for Excellence Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy.
20 March 2015
Increased Language Funding Welcome, But Workload Concerns Remain
The EIS has welcomed today’s announcement by the Scottish Government of additional investment for language learning in primary schools.
05 March 2015
EIS Welcomes New £21M Investment in School Buildings
Scottish Government announcement of a new £21M investment in the Schools for the Future Programme
27 February 2015
Teachers Join Parents and Children To Fight Falkirk School Cuts
Join us on the demonstration, Saturday 28th February
26 February 2015
EIS Welcomes Confirmation Of Teacher Numbers Agreements
Last of the councils agree to no cuts
25 February 2015
Member Letter: Rejection of Primary Cuts
The EIS position on cutting the school week
23 February 2015
EIS Welcomes New Intiative To Enhance School Leadership
Mandatory qualifications for headteachers
21 February 2015
EIS Welcomes Agreements on Teacher Numbers
news that 31 of Scotland's 32 local authorities have now accepted a new funding package from the Scottish Government that will commit councils to maintaining the number of teachers employed in Scotland's schools
16 February 2015
EIS Slams COSLA’s Bizarre Stance on Teacher Numbers
COSLA says cutting teachers has no impact on pupils’ attainment
13 February 2015
SEJ update – Teacher Numbers Secured?
A new deal secured?
09 February 2015
EIS welcomes new focus on tackling inequality through education
Commenting following the First Minister's comments today on tackling inequality and learning from initiatives such as the
06 February 2015
EIS to Vigorously Oppose Proposed Cuts to Primary School Week
EIS has condemned the decision of West Dunbartonshire Council to cut the teaching week
06 February 2015
EIS Welcomes West Dunbartonshire U-Turn On Primary School Week
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan comments following the announcement that West Dunbartonshire Council has abandoned its plan to cut the length of the primary school week
04 February 2015
Betrayal by COSLA on New Teacher Numbers Agreement
Commitment to teacher numbers dropped
03 February 2015
EIS Comment on Teacher Shortages
Response to increasing teacher shortages
03 February 2015
EIS Highlights Concerns over New Higher Implementation
Highlighted a number of concerns around the new CfE Higher qualification
27 January 2015
EIS-FELA Members Reject Latest Offer in Ayrshire College Dispute
Lecturers at Ayrshire College have rejected the latest offer from management
27 January 2015
Implementation of New Qualifications
Today’s announcement of the provisional entries for Highers, including the new Highers, by the Scottish Government.
27 January 2015
Update – EIS Condemns Ayrshire College Over ACAS Refusal
The EIS has condemned the decision of Ayrshire College management to refuse an EIS offer
19 January 2015
Response from Consulate of Pakistan
A kind letter from the Consulate of Pakistan
15 January 2015
Ayrshire College Strike - EIS Comment
Update on the recent strike
05 January 2015
EIS Warns of 'Stitch-Up' on Teacher Numbers and Class Sizes
The EIS has written to John Swinney to raise its concerns
02 January 2015
EIS Members Highlight School Discipline Issues
EIS members ave been highlighting the types of discipline challenges that they face in their schools.
30 December 2014
Newly Released Papers Highlight Truths About 1980s Dispute
30 year rule reveals new facts
29 December 2014
EIS Highlights the Impact of Hunger on Children's Learning
The EIS is highlighting the impact of hunger on children’s ability to learn.
27 December 2014
EIS Secures over £180k for Work-Related Injuries to Members
Compensating members for actual loss, including pain and suffering
23 December 2014
EIS sends condolences to victims of Glasgow bin lorry crash
Glasgow teacher Stephenie Tait, was amongst those who died in the Glasgow lorry crash. We are thinking of Stephanie’s family, friends, pupils and colleagues at this very difficult time.
19 December 2014
Impact of Glasgow Education Cuts on Schools and Most Vulnerable Must be Reviewed
A further 15 EAL (English as an Additional Language) posts are to be cut in Glasgow in January
17 December 2014
School attack in Peshawar, Pakistan
EIS comment on the tragedy
24 April 2015
Member e-bulletin - April 2015
All the latest EIS news and events from April 2015
22 April 2015
Growing Concern over College Funds in Arm's Length Foundations
Substantial sums of FE college funds placed in foundations over the past two years.
17 April 2015
PCS Members Campaign
PCS members who work at the National Gallery are campaigning to stop the privatisation of jobs and services at this treasured cultural venue.
09 April 2015
EIS Critical of Findings of Audit Scotland Further Education Report
The EIS has criticised the findings of the Audit Scotland Report on Scottish Further Education, published today.
26 March 2015
Member eBulletin - March 2015
All the latest EIS news and events from March 2015
19 March 2015
SEJ April 2015
The latest edition of the Scottish Education Journal for April 2015
24 March 2015
Welcoming Additional £1m Investment In New Higher Textbooks
Funding to support secondary schools
20 March 2015
EIS Welcomes Renewed Commitment to Cutting School Bureaucracy
The EIS has welcomed the publication of the Follow-Up Report of the Curriculum for Excellence Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy.
20 March 2015
Increased Language Funding Welcome, But Workload Concerns Remain
The EIS has welcomed today’s announcement by the Scottish Government of additional investment for language learning in primary schools.
05 March 2015
EIS Welcomes New £21M Investment in Primary School Buildings
Scottish Government announcement of a new £21M investment in the Schools for the Future Programme
27 February 2015
Teachers Join Parents and Children To Fight Falkirk School Cuts
Join us on the demonstration, Saturday 28th February
26 February 2015
EIS Welcomes Confirmation Of Teacher Numbers Agreements
Last of the councils agree to no cuts
25 February 2015
Member e-bulletin - February 2015
All the latest EIS news and events from February 2015
04 March 2015
Member Letter: Rejection of Primary Cuts
The EIS position on cutting the school week
14 April 2015
Cleaning in Schools and Colleges - Advice
The frequency of this activity and standard of cleanliness will depend on the nature of the business
24 February 2015
EIS Welcomes New Intiative To Enhance School Leadership
Mandatory qualifications for headteachers
26 February 2015
EIS Welcomes Agreements on Teacher Numbers
news that 31 of Scotland's 32 local authorities have now accepted a new funding package from the Scottish Government that will commit councils to maintaining the number of teachers employed in Scotland's schools
16 February 2015
EIS Slams COSLA'S Bizarre Stance on Teacher Numbers
COSLA says cutting teachers has no impact on pupils’ attainment
17 March 2015
SEJ February 2015
The latest edition
16 February 2015
SEJ update – Teacher Numbers Secured?
A new deal secured?
11 March 2015
EIS welcomes new focus on tackling inequality through education
Commenting following the First Minister's comments today on tackling inequality and learning from initiatives such as the
27 February 2015
EIS to Vigorously Oppose Proposed Cuts to Primary School Week
EIS has condemned the decision of West Dunbartonshire Council to cut the teaching week
26 February 2015
EIS Welcomes West Dunbartonshire U-Turn On Primary School Week
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan comments following the announcement that West Dunbartonshire Council has abandoned its plan to cut the length of the primary school week
16 February 2015
Betrayal by COSLA on New Teacher Numbers Agreement
Commitment to teacher numbers dropped
03 February 2015
EIS Comment on Teacher Shortages
Response to increasing teacher shortages
02 March 2015
EIS Highlights Concerns over New Higher Implementation
Highlighted a number of concerns around the new CfE Higher qualification
28 January 2015
EIS-FELA Members Reject Latest Offer in Ayrshire College Dispute
Lecturers at Ayrshire College have rejected the latest offer from management
27 January 2015
Implementation of New Qualifications
Today’s announcement of the provisional entries for Highers, including the new Highers, by the Scottish Government.
27 January 2015
Update – EIS Condemns Ayrshire College Over ACAS Refusal
The EIS has condemned the decision of Ayrshire College management to refuse an EIS offer
23 January 2015
Update from General Secretary
Larry Flanagan provides a brief update on the current teachers' pay claim, workload and pensions.
22 January 2015
Pensions Update - January 2015
The Scottish Government is finalising the introduction of the new Scottish Teachers' pension scheme which will take effect from 1 April 2015.
19 January 2015
Response from Consulate of Pakistan
A kind letter from the Consulate of Pakistan
15 January 2015
Ayrshire College Strike
Update on the recent strike
05 January 2015
EIS Warns of 'Stitch-Up' on Teacher Numbers and Class Sizes
The EIS has written to John Swinney to raise its concerns
19 December 2014
EIS Members Highlight School Discipline Issues
EIS members ave been highlighting the types of discipline challenges that they face in their schools.
05 January 2015
Newly Released Papers Highlight Truths About 1980s Dispute
30 year rule reveals new facts
19 December 2014
EIS Highlights the Impact of Hunger on Children's Learning
The EIS is highlighting the impact of hunger on children’s ability to learn.
19 December 2014
EIS Secures over £180k for Work-Related Injuries to Members
Compensating members for actual loss, including pain and suffering
23 March 2015
EIS sends condolences to victims of Glasgow bin lorry crash
Glasgow teacher Stephenie Tait, was amongst those who died in the Glasgow lorry crash. We are thinking of Stephanie’s family, friends, pupils and colleagues at this very difficult time.
19 December 2014
Impact of Glasgow Education Cuts on Schools and Most Vulnerable Must be Reviewed
A further 15 EAL (English as an Additional Language) posts are to be cut in Glasgow in January
19 January 2015
School attack in Peshawar, Pakistan
EIS comment on the tragedy