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:
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.
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.
20 May 2020
The initial findings of an EIS survey has highlighted the successes of Scottish education in facing the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic but also warned of some challenges that must be overcome for schools to partially re-open.
15 May 2020
A new survey, carried out by FELA has confirmed that college students in more deprived areas are facing greater barriers to their learning during the COVID-19 shutdown than students in the least deprived areas
Scotland’s teaching unions have sent a letter to Deputy First Minister John Swinney, urging caution over the eventual re-opening of schools and calling for clarity on a potential August partial return for pupils and teachers.
13 May 2020
The EIS along with over 100 campaigners has today written an open letter to the First Minister calling for a direct financial boost for all families living on low incomes to support them through the coronavirus crisis.
05 May 2020
The General Secretaries of 10 teacher trade unions across the UK and Ireland have written to the Education Ministers in all 5 jurisdictions urging "significant caution in any consideration of reopening schools."
01 May 2020
Commenting following today’s Education and Skills’ Committee Meeting, EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said...
23 April 2020
The EIS has noted the publication of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) framework for decision making by the Scottish Government.
Vol. 104, Issue No. 3