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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)

Teachers’ pay: 1% cap unsustainable

3 Jul

Teachers’ pay: 1% cap unsustainable

When graduates can increasingly find more financially rewarding career opportunities in other professions, the Government needs to heed the STRB’s advice.

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

Manifesto promises must deliver for early years

20 Jun

Manifesto promises must deliver for early years

By Voice General Secretary Deborah Lawson for Early Years Educator, July 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