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PISA Analysis Highlights Value of Scotland's Comprehensive Education System

03 December 2019

The analysis of Scotland’s data from the PISA results, published today, has highlighted the value of Scotland’s comprehensive education system.

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Progress Being Made on College Lecturer Registration Programme

12 November 2019

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.

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EIS Launches Welcome Packs for New Pupils from Migrant & Refugee Families

06 November 2019

The EIS has launched a suite of information packs to welcome young people from migrant and refugee families into Scottish schools.

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Investment in Mental Health Support for Students Welcome

04 November 2019

The EIS has responded to the Scottish Government announcement of a £20m investment for additional mental health counsellors in colleges and universities.

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'Teachers know there is no quick fix' to bridging attainment gap in Scotland

01 November 2019

Taking steps to reduce the damaging impact of poverty on young people’s education is an extremely worthwhile objective, supported by teachers across Scotland.

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Scotland's Schools in PACT to Challenge Poverty

16 October 2019

The Educational Institute of Scotland and the Scottish Government join forces to tackle the impact of poverty in our schools.

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EIS Raises Concerns Over Governance at the Proposed Shetland College Merger

14 October 2019

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.

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EIS Urges Councils not to Sanction Pupils for Climate Strike Action

20 September 2019

The EIS has written to all local authorities across Scotland to urge them not to punish pupils who take part in planned anti-climate change strike action.

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EIS-ULA Opens Statutory Industrial Action Ballot

19 September 2019

EIS-ULA has opened a statutory industrial action ballot for its members in Scotland’s Higher Education sector.

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Child Protection Must Remain Top Priority Despite Named Person Decision

19 September 2019

The EIS has said that promoting the wellbeing of all children, protecting vulnerable and at-risk children, and supporting those with complex needs, must remain a top priority, despite the decision to scrap the 'Named Person' scheme.

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October 2019

Vol. 103, Issue No. 5

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