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Restraint and Seclusion Report

14 December 2018

The EIS has welcomed the call from a key children's rights body for more support for teachers who are confronted with challenging behaviour at school.

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Decision to Scrap P1 SNSAs Welcome - Replacement may be Worse

14 December 2018

The EIS has welcomed the decision by Fife Council to scrap the use of SNSAs at Primary 1, but warned that the Council’s intended replacement may be even more damaging.

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EIS Calls for Investment in Teachers

12 December 2018

The EIS has expressed its disappointment in today's Scottish Budget statement, particularly in relation to the continuation of a public sector pay policy which has failed to resolve local government pay claims for the current year.

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Teacher Census Confirms Continuing Recruitment Crisis

11 December 2018

Commenting on the release of this year's Teacher Census figures, following the publication of both teacher vacancy statistics and student teacher intake figures, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said:

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College lecturers Stage 'Day of Action' in Support of Pay Campaign

06 December 2018

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.

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SNCT Teachers' Panel in Warning to COSLA & Scottish Government on Pay

06 December 2018

The Teachers' Panel of the SNCT has warned COSLA and the Scottish Government that time is running out to deliver a fair pay offer to Scotland's teachers.

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Education and the Economy – EIS Comment

29 November 2018

Commenting on a report on the contribution that independent schools make to the economy...

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School Indiscipline – EIS Comment

28 November 2018

Commenting on a report on the number of cases of indiscipline in Scottish schools...

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Teacher Vacancies – EIS Comment

26 November 2018

Difficulty filling vacant posts is just one example of the effects of the recruitment...

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Planned Cuts to Education in Falkirk – EIS Comment

23 November 2018

The EIS will always oppose cuts to school budgets and staffing...

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Scottish Educational Journal

Dec 2018

Vol. 102, Issue No. 6