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Supply teachers – still second class citizens?

25 Jul

Supply teachers – still second class citizens?

Article by Deborah Simpson, Voice’s Director of Legal and Member Services.

Creating a culture

25 Jul

Creating a culture

Dr Morris Charlton reviews “Creating a Culture: How school leaders can optimise behaviour – an independent review of behaviour in schools” by Tom Bennett

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.

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