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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

It’s more important than ever to be in a union

13 Jun

It’s more important than ever to be in a union

Comment on annual trade union membership statistics.

The impact of inspections and lack of support

25 Apr

The impact of inspections and lack of support

Voice Scotland has warned of the impact on school staff and pupils of both school inspections and wider government and council decisions.

Schools that work for everyone?

13 Apr

Schools that work for everyone?

A summary of Voice’s response to the Department for Education’s consultation Schools that Work for Everyone (including grammar schools and the role of independent schools and universities in the state school system).