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SEJ May 2012

Vol. 96, Issue No. 03
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In this issue:

From the chalkface to Moray Place

Newly appointed General Secretary Larry Flanagan speaks exclusively to the SEJ about his recent career shift from classroom teacher to the most senior official of Scotlandís leading teaching union. (Page 8)

 

Pensions Update

EIS Assistant Secretary Drew Morrice provides an update on the current status of negotiations on pensions, and answers a number of questions that have arisen from correspondence from SEJ readers. (Page 10)

 

Fair treatment for Further Education

Delivering his speech on a key Motion to the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), EIS President Alan Munro issued a call for appropriate provision and enhanced funding support in colleges across Scotland. (Page 13)

 

Scottish Education at the Crossroads

Alan Munro will complete his term as EIS President at the AGM in June. After what has been a turbulent year for Scottish education, Alan looks back at some of the major challenges and significant events that he has seen during his Presidential term. (Page 14)

 

Edinburgh International Book Festival

The 2012 Edinburgh International Book Festivalís RBS Schools Programme will run from 20 - 28 August and promises to be bigger and better than ever. (Page 22)