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Adult education in an Age of Austerity

24 Jul

Adult education in an Age of Austerity

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services: Adult education helps to change lives and should be a national priority.

Education and childcare must not be pushed down the political agenda to ‘any other business’ (updated 2)

23 Jun

Education and childcare must not be pushed down the political agenda to ‘any other business’ (updated 2)

Aftermath of General Election 2017

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.

Time to celebrate our professionals – don’t let politicians take the credit

9 Jun

Time to celebrate our professionals – don’t let politicians take the credit

We mustn’t let politicians take the credit for the hard work of our respective professions. Voice will continue to argue for better resources, using all available evidence to support the case, not least that the education and early years professions cannot sustain success without adequate investment and funding levels.