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EIS to Open Ballot on Teachers' Pay

11 October 2018

The EIS has decided to ballot its members on the latest pay offer to teachers and associated professionals.

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Evidence Dispels Claim that Scotland's Teachers are "Well-Paid"

09 October 2018

The EIS has refuted claims made by the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, that a recently proposed pay offer would make Scotland's teachers the best paid in the UK.

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World Teachers' Day

05 October 2018

It's World Teachers' Day, where EI will be highlighting the importance of education and the need to ensure sufficient numbers of highly qualified and appropriately paid teachers to guarantee quality provision.

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SNCT Update 4 October 2018

04 October 2018

Negotiations around the Teachers’ Pay Claim have shuddered to a halt after the Scottish Government and COSLA today refused to consider improvements to their previous offer.

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Industrial Action in Scotland's Schools Moves Closer

04 October 2018

Teacher pay talks broke down earlier, today, after the Scottish Government and COSLA refused to consider improvements to their previous offer, already rejected by EIS negotiators as “derisory” and “divisive”.

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Marking Black History Month in Expressive Arts and Languages

03 October 2018

The first curricular areas we are highlighting are Expressive Arts and Languages.

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Teachers Turning the Tide: Promoting Anti-Racist Education

29 September 2018

Teachers and lecturers from across Scotland will gather in Glasgow today (Saturday) to discuss racism in society and explore what can be done to combat this through education.

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Lecturers Vote to Reject Pay Offer

26 September 2018

Members of EIS-FELA have voted overwhelmingly to reject the terms of a cost of living pay offer.

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SNCT Update 18 September 2018

19 September 2018

The SNCT negotiating group met this morning.

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OECD Report Confirms Scotland's Teachers Work Long Hours for Declining Pay

11 September 2018

EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan commenting on the release of the OECD report Education at a Glance.

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March and Rally
27 October 2018
   Kelvingrove Park Glasgow
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Professional Learning
3 - 03 November 2018
   Gallery 2, The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3NU
   Christina Starko
Professional Learning
03 November 2018
   Gardyne Campus, Dundee & Angust College, Dundee, DD1 1NY
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07 November 2018
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14 November 2018
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29 November 2018
   Glasgow and Edinburgh
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Scottish Educational Journal

April 2018

Vol. 102, Issue No. 2