The consultation analysis report is now available on the Scottish Government website: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/03/ECAconsultanalysis
Further information on the upcoming Consultative Ballot
The EIS has identified a number of serious concerns regarding the widespread use of so-called ‘Zero-Hours’ contracts within the Higher Education Sector in Scotland.
The EIS is disappointed with the final Scottish Code of Good HE Governance issued today (Thursday) by a Steering Group of University Chairs, and calls on the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Scottish Government to reject using the Code
The EIS is disappointed with the draft version of the Scottish Code of Good HE Governance published today as it seems to offer nothing new to improve HE governance or accountability.
The EIS is one of two unions representing academic staff in Scotland’s Higher Education Sector, and is one of five campus trade unions that negotiate pay and other issues with the UK University Employers Association.
The EIS has highlighted deep concerns over the governance of Robert Gordon University, in light of recent events at the University which led to the resignation of the Principal, Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski.
The HE governance Bill is currently laid before the Scottish Parliament
The EIS commissioned research into ‘for profit provision’ (i.e. private firms) in the Scottish Higher Education sector.
The EIS welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Commission on Widening Access to Higher Education.
New two-day training course EIS-ULA representatives
The Cabinet Secretary chaired the first meeting of the University Sector Advisory Forum on June 12, 2013 to consider strategic issues in the sector.
The EIS welcomes the Universities Scotland Paper (Towards a Scottish Solution) which highlights the financial dangers facing Scottish Universities and Higher Education Colleges which themselves threaten the quality and quantity of Higher Education
New HE Gender Pay Gap Data Report
The EIS, in common with other HE Trade Unions and the NUS, supports the Government's HE Governance Bill currently going through the Scottish Parliament.
ACAS has issued a series of fact-sheets giving guidance to employers regarding social networking, these ACAS fact-sheets build on new research from the Institute for Employment Studies.
The EIS analysis of the latest Scottish University financial accounts.
Over £1 million has been made available to help teachers in Scotland move smoothly from lecture halls into the classroom.
ULA & FELA lobby the Scottish Parliament on May 24, 2011
Information on the ULA Workload Calculator
This letter is directly relevant to those EIS-ULA members who are members of the USS, or who chose to move to the USS if they accept a promoted post within their pre-1992 HEI at some date in the future.
EIS Report in the Use of Zero Hours Contracts in Scottish Universities