Tag Archives: election

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

Education debated at Holyrood Hustings

12 Apr

Education debated at Holyrood Hustings

Voice Scotland’s Professional Officer Dougie Atkinson reports on Holyrood magazine’s Education Hustings on Tuesday 12 April 2016.

School-led education v the election cycle

28 Jan

School-led education v the election cycle

“We cannot have a truly school-led education system unless it is lifted out of the election cycle.” Article by the General Secretary in SecEd.

Voice’s Election Manifesto 2015 (updated)

21 May

Voice’s Election Manifesto 2015 (updated)

Voice’s election statement to the political parties, setting out what the union believes should be the education and childcare priorities for the next Government after the General Election.

Politics is an evil which is necessary to education but it should not be its ruling force

1 May

Politics is an evil which is necessary to education but it should not be its ruling force

Voice looks forward to working positively with the next government, whatever its make-up. Voice seeks to achieve its priorities through negotiation and engagement, not industrial action. Voice applauds the recognition that the planned curriculum changes in Wales will take longer than the political cycle.