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A public sector that shows the way? Part 2

24 Jan

A public sector that shows the way? Part 2

A personal viewpoint by Patrick, secondary school IT manager and Voice member.

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

17 Jan

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

Urgent work is needed by the SQA to rebuild its relationship with teachers

Strength from diversity

9 Jan

Strength from diversity

Letter in Early Years Educator, January 2017

“Collapse” in school support staff numbers in Scotland (updated)

6 Jan

“Collapse” in school support staff numbers in Scotland (updated)

An article in TESS, with comments from Voice Scotland, highlights a “collapse” in school support staff numbers in Scotland. Further comments in TESS.

The Scottish Education Governance Review: Update: Voice Scotland’s response

5 Jan

The Scottish Education Governance Review: Update: Voice Scotland’s response

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)