The EIS-FELA wrote to the Management side of the NJNC on 03 March 2020 in order to discuss national guidance for the college sector on the Coronavirus, but received no written response.
Colleges have therefore developed regional and college level responses to COVID-19/coronavirus.
The Institute previously emailed FELA reps with general advice on the Covid-19 virus on 28 February. This EIS FELA guidance goes beyond that advice and seeks to address emerging issues.
A series of questions to ask management is also attached/set out below for Branches to raise with the colleges. Some colleges have responded with positive advice to staff/students and will share this separately as a guide for reps of good practice.
We welcome the SQA statement and the clarification it gives to teaching staff and non-advanced students in the college sector.
A selection of newsletters with an update on the impact of COVI-19 outbreak on students and FE.