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Online Demo Against Forth Valley College Making Staff Redundant During Pandemic

31 March 2020

A mass online demonstration against Forth Valley College’s continuing plans to make lecturing staff redundant during the COVID-19 epidemic will take place on Wednesday 1 April at 1pm.

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EIS Condemns College's Intent to make Staff Redundant

30 March 2020

The EIS has condemned management at Forth Valley college for continuing a process aimed at making lecturing staff redundant during the COVID-19 epidemic.

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EIS Writes to MSP to Highlight Concerns of Shetland Islands Council Processes

26 March 2020

The EIS has today written to the Minister for Further and Higher Education Richard Lochhead regarding the potential merger of Shetland College, Train Shetland and the NAFC Marine Centre.

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Councils Must Follow Health Advice

23 March 2020

The EIS has called on all of Scotland's local authorities to adhere to Scottish Government health advice in developing suitable models for education during the COVID-19 crisis.

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No Student to be Disadvantaged by Cancelling SQA Diet

19 March 2020

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.

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18 March 2020

All the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19

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School Closures

18 March 2020

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.

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Message sent on behalf of Fiona Robertson, SQA Chief Executive

18 March 2020

Following yesterday's meeting of the Qualifications Contingency Group to consider the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the 2020 examination timetable this joint Scottish Government – SQA statement has been agreed.

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Lecturers Rally in Glasgow

12 March 2020

Following a morning on the picket lines, university lecturers from across Scotland will stage a demonstration in Glasgow, as their programmes of strike action in pursuit of a fair pay deal continue.

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Role of Lecturers in College Education must not be Eroded

02 March 2020

The EIS has raised serious concerns regarding the potential removal of college lecturers from the delivery of vocational education in parts of Scotland.

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April 2020

Vol. 104, Issue No. 2

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