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Redeploying staff in Scotland

24 Jul

Redeploying staff in Scotland

Scottish local authorities periodically review staff numbers across their establishments. As employees are normally appointed to the service of the council and not to a particular establishment, the authority can utilise its ‘Compulsory Transfer Procedure’ to redeploy staff to other locations in line with service demand.

A public sector that shows the way? Part 4

24 Jul

A public sector that shows the way? Part 4

A personal viewpoint by Patrick, secondary school IT manager and Voice member (England). The views expressed are those of the author.

Primary assessment in England under review

24 Jul

Primary assessment in England under review

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services. Voice recently responded to government consultations on the assessment system in primary schools and plans for implementing the recommendations of the Rochford Review.

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