Created on: 23 Jan 2018 | Last modified: 04 Jul 2018
The EIS strongly supports the fundamental principle that teachers have the right to teach and young people have the right to learn in a safe and disciplined environment.
The EIS calls on the Scottish Executive and local authorities to ensure sufficient funding for:
There is a growing recognition that the policy of inclusion is not working for many pupils who exhibit violent behaviour. Currently, however, there is a lack of suitable alternative provision. Therefore, the EIS will continue to call on both the Scottish Parliament and Local Authorities to put in place a range of provisions for pupils exhibiting violent behaviour.
The EIS will continue to call on the Scottish Executive and all local authorities to re-affirm the right of Head Teachers to use exclusion where appropriate.