College students caught in the crossfire of a wages row between the Scottish Government and lecturers will miss out on lessons today as teaching staff go on strike.
Educational Institute of Scotland
A project to tackle the impact of child poverty in education is being developed by Scotland’s largest teaching union and the Scottish Government.
Teachers must be prepared to accept a “fair” and “realistic” pay deal, not the unaffordable 10% rise unions are demanding, the First Minister has said.
Richard Leonard says austerity measures are being imposed upon councils and schools in Scotland, after teachers rejected the latest pay offer from the Scottish Government.
Scotland’s largest teaching union is calling on members to reject what it describes as a “divisive” pay offer as a ballot gets under way.
Some 30,000 marchers have taken to the streets of Glasgow to support teachers campaigning for a 10% pay rise, organisers have said.
Thousands of teachers from across Scotland have staged a march in support of calls for a 10% rise in pay.
Thousands of teachers from across Scotland are expected to march in Glasgow today to demand a rise in their salary and working conditions.
Furious teachers from the north and north-east have told Scottish ministers that controversial Primary 1 tests are “cruel nonsense” and “completely inappropriate”.
An army of more than 250 teachers have left the profession in Aberdeen in the last year - as bullying and grievance complaints hit a three-year high.
Treasury chiefs wanted to "let Scotland stew in its own juice" during a long-running teachers pay row which caused chaos in the classrooms in the 1980s.
Scotland's largest teachers union has called for control over industrial relations, health and safety, equal opportunities and employment law to be devolved to Holyrood.
The Scottish Government and education authorities have been urged to do more to help stressed out teachers who are said to be near "breaking point".