Composite motions for the Annual General Meeting 2015 as found competent by the Standing Orders Committee. 

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11. East Dunbartonshire Local Association

"That this AGM call upon the EIS nationally to develop comprehensive strategies for responding to false and defamatory allegations against teachers."

Amendment – EIS-FELA & EIS-ULA

after "teachers" insert "and lecturers".


12. Glasgow Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to survey how satisfied its members in schools are on a range of Health and Safety issues, and to produce EIS Health and Safety posters advising members of action they can take to remedy the most frequently occurring problems."

Amendment – EIS-FELA & EIS-ULA

In line 2 after "schools" insert ", colleges and universities".


13. Fife Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to engage in discussion with the STUC with the aim of developing a joint campaign that will see current levels of trade union facility time preserved and if possible improved upon across the thirty two local authorities.”


14. South Lanarkshire Local Association

"That this AGM call upon the GTCS to review its procedures in relation to the publication of matters overtaken by the GTCS Disciplinary Committee."

Amendment - Council

Delete "Disciplinary Committee" and replace with "Fitness to Teach Panel".


15. Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the support mechanisms adopted across local authorities to help teachers who are subject to competency procedures.”

Amendment EIS-FELA

In line 2 after "local authorities" insert "and colleges" and after "teachers" insert "and lecturers".


16. Orkney Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to:

(a) investigate and report on what guidelines, procedures and strategies Local Authorities currently have in place to deal with workplace bullying;

(b) review and revise, as appropriate, the EIS guidelines and advice regarding workplace bullying with particular reference to the role of EIS school Representatives."

Amendment – EIS-FELA

In section (a), line 2 after "Authorities", insert "and colleges". In section (b), line 3, after "school" insert "and college".


17. Glasgow Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to follow up on the National Survey on Discipline by campaigning to ensure teachers are not subject to routine violence at the hands of young people with ASN. Further to consider the impact of such violence on other pupils in classes where violence occurs and to work with Parent Groups."

Amendment - Edinburgh Local Association

Replace "young people with ASN" with "any school pupil"



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