Considerable progress is being made on the programme to register college lecturers with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). Two key sub-groups have been set up to help develop pathways to registration for lecturers.
The EIS has responded to the Scottish Government announcement of a £20m investment for additional mental health counsellors in colleges and universities.
The EIS has written to John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, to raise concerns over the proposed merger of Shetland College, Train Shetland and the NAFC Marine Centre.
The EIS has today expressed serious concern over the continuing use of zero-hours contracts in Scotland’s Further Education colleges.
Scotland's college lecturers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of accepting a new pay offer.
Following two successful days of strike action this week, the EIS-FELA Executive has called on Colleges Scotland to return to the negotiating table with a view to ending the long running pay dispute in the college sector.
College lecturers across Scotland will walk out on Wednesday and Thursday this week, as a long-running dispute in pursuit of a fair cost of living pay settlement continues.
The EIS-FELA Executive met on 3rd May and gave approval for the suspension of industrial action, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 8th May.
College lecturers across Scotland are taking part in a fourth day of strike action as part of a long-running pay dispute.
In response to an open letter Colleges Scotland distributed to College Lecturers today EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said...
College lecturers across Scotland will today take part in a fourth day of strike action as part of a long-running pay dispute.
The AGM of EIS-FELA has passed an Emergency Motion of no confidence in the management body Colleges Scotland.
College lecturers across Scotland will walk out for a third day of strike action today as the long-running dispute over pay intensifies.
NJNC pay talks ended today without agreement after the management side declined to move additional monies from 2020 into the three year period under dispute.
EIS-FELA negotiators have expressed their disappointment and frustration when College pay talks again ended without an improved offer from the Employers' Association.
The EIS has expressed its severe disappointment following the latest negotiating meeting on College lecturers' pay.
College lecturers across Scotland have taken a second day of strike action in a dispute over pay.
College lecturers will stage their second day of strike action over pay. The strike action is the result of a long-running dispute, in which members of EIS-FELA are seeking a fair cost of living pay increase.
EIS-FELA and the Colleges Scotland Employers Association met in Glasgow for negotiations on a cost of living rise for lecturers following strike action across Scotland on 16 January 2019.
Members of EIS-FELA will meet with college management later today at a meeting of the NJNC to discuss pay.
The EIS has welcomed the conclusion reached by the Education and Skills Committee that music tuition should be free to all children who wish to take part.
College lecturers have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay, in a ballot organised by EIS-FELA.
College lecturers from across Scotland have this week been engaging in a ‘day of action’ in support of their campaign for a fair cost of living pay increase.
The EIS has responded to a speech expected to be given by Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie today, in which he will call for the school starting age to rise to six or seven.
EIS-FELA have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the terms of the May 2017 and November 2017 NJNC Agreements on core terms and conditions of service for college lecturers.
Firstly, let me thank you for the solidarity displayed in the first two days of strike action. It has been impressive.
Information on Edinburgh College Industrial Action
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EIS-FELA Report on the FoI Requests on Zero Hours Contracts issued to FE Colleges in Scotland in August 2013