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Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney and EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan sat down in conversation with EIS Assistant Secretary Andrea Bradley to discuss the important of the PACT project...
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan has written to John Swinney regarding the situation for recently qualified teachers.
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan encourages EIS-ULA members to use their vote in the current statutory ballot.
General Secretary Larry Flanagan urges members to vote in the pensions ballot
The EIS recently hosted a facebook webinar with a live Q&A session with our General Secretary...
An update from EIS General Secretary on the Coronavirus
Updates from EIS General Secretary, Larry Flanagan on the Covid-19 pandemic.
An update from the General Secretary Larry Flanagan about education during pandemic.
An update from EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan on 13th August.
Following on from my email on Monday, I thought it would be helpful to provide a quick update on developments.
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan discusses why the EIS are urging the Scottish Government to 'Change the Tune' and invest in instrumental music tuition.
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan has commented on Scottish Government changes to school closures
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan commenting on the speech by Cabinet Secretary Mike Russell to the EIS AGM today
Commenting on the First Minister’s announcement today, confirming that current lockdown arrangements will continue until at least mid-February, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
The General Secretary of Scotland’s largest teaching union, the EIS, has today (Tuesday) been elected as President of the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE)...
Following the publication today of the Scottish Government’s response to the Additional Support for Learning (ASL) Review, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan has described the reaction as an opportunity missed...
The EIS has written to all Scottish education spokespersons, including the Deputy First Minister, to highlight its serious concerns over the mooted “circuit-breaker” lockdown...
Standing alongside you at Monday’s daily briefing, Jason Leitch stated that there were concerns around people meeting outside schools in large groups.
The Scottish Government has announced the go ahead for schools to reopen fully from August 11th.
The Scottish Government has published two reports from the SAGE sub-committee on schools.
General Secretary Update 26 June 2020
Commenting following First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s daily COVID-19 briefing, where a number of issues related to education were addressed, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
Commenting on two letters of guidance sent to local authorities today from the Scot Gov on the NIF, Planning and Reporting and Achievement of CfE levels data in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, Larry Flanagan said:
Commenting following the announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at her daily COVID-19 briefing today (Thursday), EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
You will have picked up from the media that the Deputy First Minister has formed a Covid 19 Education Recovery Group, which is looking at a high-level strategy for when and how schools will reopen post lockdown.
Commenting following today’s Education and Skills’ Committee Meeting, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said...
Letter from General Secretary Larry Flanagan to Shetland Islands Council...
Letter from EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan to Further and Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead...
An update on developments surrounding COVID-19 from the General Secretary
Following the announcement by John Swinney that Scottish pupils and students will not be required to sit SQA examinations this year, the EIS has called for no student to be disadvantaged as a result of the decision.
You may not have read, yet, this morning's member email which outlined the constructive engagement the EIS has had with the Scottish Government about the need to make a decision to close schools.
Commenting on the recent analysis of the 2019 school exam results, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said...
In response to recent H&S concerns raised at St Ambrose and Buchanan High EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said: Members at these schools have raised significant and legitimate health and safety concerns.
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan delivers his address to the 2019 AGM.
In response to an open letter Colleges Scotland distributed to College Lecturers today EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said...
Responding to claims made by Cabinet Secretary John Swinney on the Pay Offer to Scotland’s teachers, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
Commenting on the interim changes to National 5 Qualifications, announced today by Deputy First Minister John Swinney, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:
EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan comments on the Scottish Government's publication of Guidance on the Safe and Responsible use of Mobile Technology in Schools.
Good afternoon colleagues. It certainly has been a busy year as we have sought to engage with the multi agendas facing us as a profession and as a trade union.
Speaking at an EIS Education Conference in Glasgow, which explored the impact of poverty on education, General Secretary Larry Flanagan highlighted how the political sins of the 1980s are still having a profound and damaging impact for many children and y
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