Tag Archives: Election Manifesto

Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

27 Jan

Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

The Welsh Government has announced that responsibility for setting teachers’ pay and conditions in Wales is to be devolved.

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)

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.

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.