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Larry Flanagan Writes to DFM regarding RQTs

07 July 2020

EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan has written to John Swinney regarding the situation for recently qualified teachers.

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Deputy First Minister Statement on Return to Schools - EIS Response

23 June 2020

The EIS has noted the statement from the Deputy First Minister in the Scottish Parliament about potential changes to how schools may reopen in August.

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EIS President warns that austerity must not be imposed in wake of COVID-19

19 June 2020

The outgoing EIS will today (Friday) use his final speech in office to warn against a return to the damaging programme of austerity that has decimated public services over the past decade...

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EIS General Secretary calls for more teachers, focus on equity, in wake of COVID-19

19 June 2020

The General Secretary of the EIS has used his annual report to a special online meeting of the EIS Council to call for the recruitment of more teaching staff, and an emphasis of ensuring equity in education

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EIS Launches New Glasgow Girls Resource Ahead of World Refugee Day

17 June 2020

The EIS has today (Wednesday 17th June) launched a new online teaching resource ahead of World Refugee Day...

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First Minister's Daily Briefing - EIS Response

15 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:

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EIS Survey Highlights Headteachers' Views on Re-Opening of Scotland's Schools

10 June 2020

The EIS has today (Wednesday) published a report highlighting the views of Headteachers (HTs) and Depute Headteachers (DHTs) in relation to planning for the re-opening of Scotland’s schools...

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First Minister's COVID-19 Announcement - EIS Response

29 May 2020

Commenting following the announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at her daily COVID-19 briefing today (Thursday), EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:

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Overwhelming survey response from teachers confirms Coronavirus impact on education

28 May 2020

The full results of a major survey, carried out by the EIS, have highlighted the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and warned of challenges that must be overcome for schools to re-open.

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EIS Welcomes Clarity on School Re-Openings, but Warns Challenges Remain

21 May 2020

The EIS has welcomed the clarity provided by the planned re-opening of Scotland's schools in August but has highlighted that significant challenges remain over managing this effectively.

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