Schools across Aberdeen will be using the summer holidays to prepare for larger primary one classes after council chiefs removed a cap earlier this year, a union has claimed.
Union demands action amid fears some Moray teachers are being subjected to ‘violent behaviour’ four times a day
Unions have demanded action to ensure pupils and staff feel safe in about violent behaviour in classrooms.
The number of sick days needed by Aberdeen’s teachers because of stress has skyrocketed, sparking renewed calls for them to be given more support in the classroom.
Lecturers strike outside north-east MSP’s office to urge Scottish Government to intervene in pay dispute
Lecturers have picketed the office of a Scottish Government minister in an attempt to get him to intervene in a pay dispute.
The body representing Scotland’s college sector last night claimed that lecturers’ “unreasonable” pay demands would lead to cuts to courses and student numbers.
Colleges around the north-east reported disruption yesterday as scores of lecturers set-up picket lines at their entrances and more lobbied outside the Scottish Parliament demanding fairer pay.
Exhausted and overworked teachers are struggling more and more with stress, a survey has revealed.
Ballots by three major unions have secured a £14 million pay deal for more than 5,000 college support staff.
‘Make abusive comments online and we’ll exclude your kids’ – City council warns parents of their social media behaviour
Parents have reacted angrily to a council policy which warns that their social media posts could lead to children being excluded from school.
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.
Teachers could be recruited from Australia in an attempt to solve Moray’s deepening recruitment crisis.
Budget cuts that could hit children with specialised learning needs have been criticised as an “attack on the most vulnerable”.
Education chiefs in Aberdeenshire have unveiled a £350,000 plan to lure new teachers to the region as they battle worrying shortages.
A leading member of a Scottish teaching union has called for the importance of handwriting to be graded down in schools to reflect modern life.
Colleges across the north could grind to a halt today because of an escalating pay dispute.
Lecturers across Scotland are expected to start strike action today over a pay dispute.
Lecturers could launch a crippling strike action at north and north-east colleges as a row over pay heats up.
Council chiefs across the north and north-east have joined forces to demand showdown talks with Nicola Sturgeon over teacher shortages.
Teachers at a north-east school have been praised after they restrained a pupil who threatened to stab a teacher.
Primary school class sizes could be increased as part of continued efforts from Moray Council to solve an urgent teacher vacancy crisis.
The deputy first minister was accused of "creating a turf war" with Scottish councils by demanding they maintain teacher numbers in return for government money.
Aberdeenshire maths teacher Pat Flanagan has been elected the new vice-president of Scotland's largest teachers union.
University lecturers have accepted a 2% wage increase, bringing an end to a campaign of industrial action.
The teaching unions were angry to hear that Highland Council was looking at shortening the school day to save money on teachers' salaries.