Join the EIS - Student

EIS membership is free to students within Scotland and remains free until the December following completion of your teaching induction year.

Note: Membership is only available when employed within Scotland.

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About Your Membership

EIS membership is Free to students and will automatically be upgraded to full EIS membership at the start of your induction year. EIS Membership continues to be free for up to 16 months from the start of your probation.

The EIS is the largest and most influential teachers’ organisation in Scotland. With around 55,000 members it is the union of choice for over 80% of the profession.

EIS benefits include advice and assistance while you’re on placement and legal protection and insurance against theft and damages arising from work as a teacher.

The EIS campaigns for improved salaries and conditions for all teachers and lecturers.

Completion of this form confirms that you are undertaking a recognised course of Teacher Training leading to a Teaching Qualification and eligibility for registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland. You are applying for Student membership of the Educational Institute of Scotland and agree to be bound by its Rules and Regulations.