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PISA Results: Report Paints Only a Partial Picture of Scottish Education

05 December 2023

This PISA test data, telling only a fraction of the story, reflects aspects of the hard work and professional commitment of teachers amidst the most challenging of circumstances in the wake of the pandemic and continuing social inequality.

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Building Teacher Leadership

04 December 2023

The University of Strathclyde will lead this in-person course in Edinburgh.

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Ministerial Statement on School Behaviour: EIS Comment

29 November 2023

Today’s statement did not contain a great deal of detail on the practical steps to be taken and the increased support to be delivered to schools to tackle pupil indiscipline, aggression and violence.

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Behaviour in Scottish Schools Data Confirms Rise in Violence in the Classroom

28 November 2023

The results of the BiSSR, published by the Scottish Government, have confirmed that incidents of violence, aggression and disruptive behaviours in Scotland’s schools have risen significantly over the past few years.

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National Survey of Teachers Lays Bare Scale of Violence Problem in Schools

24 November 2023

A major national survey of Scotland’s teachers, carried out by the EIS has laid bare the scale of the growing problem of violence and aggression in Scotland’s schools.

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Pickets to resume at City of Glasgow College as EIS-FELA members continue programme of strike action

23 November 2023

EIS-FELA lecturers at City of Glasgow College are set to resume a programme of strike action and action short of strikes following the result of a statutory ballot last month.

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