SEJ Feb 2013

Created on: 11 Feb 2013 | Last modified: 16 Feb 2022

Vol. 97, Issue No. 01
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In this issue:

Pay & conditions: Teacher goodwill can only be stretched so far - As discussions continue over the teachers’ pay settlement for 2013-14, the EIS has warned that teacher goodwill is essential to the success of Scotland’s school system...(page 8)

Pensions talks approach end-game - As talks between the Scottish Government and teachers’ representatives draw on, Drew Morrice explains the issues still under discussion and looks at the implications of the Scottish Government’s consultation on contribution increases...(page 10)


Record year for awards for work-related injuries to teachers 
Each year, the EIS pursues a large number of claims on behalf of members who have been injured during the course of their work...(page 12)


EIS conducts new survey of CfE senior phase
The EIS has conducted a new online survey of Secondary teachers and Further Education lecturers to gauge the readiness of schools and FE colleges in implementing the senior phase of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE)...(page 14)


Location, location, location Women in Scotland’s economy: a question of values?
As we look forward to International Women’s Day on 8th March 2013, the future looks extremely grim for women in Scotland’s economy.... (page 16)