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EIS News Items

12 February 2016
EIS Opens Statutory Strike Ballot for Further Education Lecturers
The strike ballot is in support of the EIS Further Education Lecturers Association (EIS-FELA) pay claim for 2015-16
11 February 2016
Indicative Ballot Results
Welcoming a 55% turnout
11 February 2016
New Independent Report Confirms Value of Teachers in Nurseries
A survey report on the contribution of registered teachers in the early years sector has highlighted the significant value that teachers bring
11 February 2016
SEJ February 2016
The latest edition of the February SEJ, covering Early Years Education and more
08 February 2016
Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research 2016
Ipsos Mori to collect evidence relating to relationships, behaviour and related policy and practice in schools
04 February 2016
EIS Condemns Colleges on Pay Imposition & Calls for Scottish Government Action
Colleges Scotland pursues an imposed pay award on college lecturers
25 January 2016
EIS Welcomes £230m Investment in School Estate
Funding for 'Schools for the Future' Programme announced
25 January 2016
Dundee Secondary Teachers Remain Firmly Opposed to 33 Period Week
Recent survey reveals extent of opposition
25 January 2016
Secondary Teachers in West Dunbartonshire Strike
Secondary teachers in West Dunbartonshire went on strike on Tuesday, 12 January
20 January 2016
Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition 2015/16
Send in entries by 18 March 2016
14 January 2016
College National Bargaining Set to Fail without Scottish Government Action
Cabinet Secretary for Education needs to take direct action
13 January 2016
Clarification of EIS Position on Statutory LGBTI+ Curriculum
Responding to recent comments in the press
13 January 2016
EIS to Move to Statutory Ballot if Government Group Fails to Cut Workload
Seeking reductions in qualifications-related workload for Secondary teacher
13 January 2016
New Working Group Welcome, But Meaningful Workload Reductions Must be Delivered
The EIS has welcomed today’s announcement of the establishment of a Working Group on Improving School Qualifications.
12 January 2016
Teaching of LGBTI+ Issues - EIS Position
Clarification of EIS position
11 January 2016
EIS Offers Qualified Welcome to NIF Announcement
The EIS has welcomed the Scottish Government’s confirmation of the primacy of teacher professional judgement within the NIF but remains unconvinced about the efficacy Standardised Assessments.
21 December 2015
New Independent Research Highlights Value of Teachers in Nursery Education
Quality nursery education is the bed-rock to closing the attainment gap
21 December 2015
EIS Secures Over £290k for Work-Related Injuries to Members
It is essential that all injuries in the workplace are reported
21 December 2015
Bleak Christmas as Local Authorities say 'Humbug' to Teachers' Backdated Pay
Some backdated pay held till March 2016
21 December 2015
Refugees & Migrants Welcome in Scotland's Schools, say EIS
The EIS will be issuing updated practical advice for its Representatives on how to welcome and support young people
21 December 2015
Teachers Report Increase in Hunger and Ill-Health in Pupils
Increase in pupil ill-health
18 December 2015
West Dunbartonshire Secondary Teachers Vote for Industrial Action
Results are in for statutory ballot
17 December 2015
Overwhelming Vote for Industrial Action on Qualifications Workload
Action needed to reduce excessive workload
15 December 2015
EIS Welcomes Positives in OECD Report - But Challenges Remain
The EIS welcomes the recognition that Scotland’s teachers are ‘engaged and professional’
15 December 2015
Lecturers in Funding Council Protest over College Finance Questions
The demonstration will commence at 2.30pm on Friday 11 December
14 December 2015
EIS Hits Back at Councils Over Teacher Number Failures
Ten local authorities failed to meet their individual agreements on teacher numbers.
09 December 2015
EIS Welcomes Positive News and Continuing Commitment on Teacher Numbers
New Scottish Government statistics, published today, have confirmed that the number of teachers employed across Scotland has held steady.
02 December 2015
EIS Welcomes Teacher Time Guarantee & Boost to School Clothing Grant
New legislation will guarantee primary pupils a minimum of 25 hours teaching time per week
27 November 2015
EIS Survey Finds that College Mergers have not Delivered on Promise
Findings show dissatisfaction
20 November 2015
EIS to Ballot Members for Industrial Action on Qualifications Workload
The decision to open the industrial action ballot has been approved today (Friday) by the EIS Council, having already gained approval of the EIS Executive.
17 November 2015
EIS Raises National Testing Concerns in Evidence to Scottish Parliament
Highlighting concerns over the proposed return to a national system of standardised testing in Scottish schools.