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Voice on the road 2017: Scottish Learning Festival, Glasgow

20 Sep

Voice on the road 2017:  Scottish Learning Festival, Glasgow

Voice at exhibitions and events.

School staff under pressure

18 Sep

School staff under pressure

“An overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered physical and mental health issues as a result of their jobs”, according to YouGov research, commissioned by the charity Education Support Partnership.

Unions are about more than numbers, and gain strength from diversity

1 Sep

Unions are about more than numbers, and gain strength from diversity

Comment on opinion article on the TES website.

Reducing teacher workload: more needs to be done

12 Jul

Reducing teacher workload: more needs to be done

“DfE plans to reduce teacher workload ignored by 80 per cent of schools” (TES report on Teacher voice omnibus: November 2016 survey)

The Scottish Education Governance Review: Update: Next Steps

15 Jun

The Scottish Education Governance Review: Update: Next Steps

Education ‘at the heart’ of First Minister of Scotland‘s priorities. Updates: Education Summit in Edinburgh, 15 June 2016, Voice Scotland’s Letter to John Swinney, and Delivery Plan published by Scottish Government. Education Scotland publishes guidance for teachers on how to reduce workload and bureaucracy. Voice Scotland’s Education Governance Survey (October 2016). Voice Scotland’s response (January 2017). Next Steps: June 2017