Reopening Schools

School Reopening – 15 March 2021

 On the 2 March the First Minister announced proposals for the return of secondary school pupils. The First Minister added that the plans are conditional on continued progress on suppressing coronavirus (COVID-19). The statement included:  All secondary pupils will return…
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Members Update – 19 February 2021

 First Minister Statement – Reopening of Schools 22 February 2021 The First Minister made a statement to the Scottish Parliament on 16 February to confirm the intention to reopen schools to some pupils on 22 February. Following this announcement the government also published their related guidance: The…
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Supply Teacher Survey

The SSTA is seeking views from members who are supply teachers after the Scottish Government recently announced an additional £45 million to support remote learning.   This second period of remote learning has raised new issues affecting supply teachers’ working…
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SSTA Newsletter – January 2021

Please find below a link to the January 2021 SSTA Newsletter. Information included in the newsletter: A message from the SSTA PresidentElection of President and Vice-President – 2021-2023SNCT – Teachers Pay Claim 2021The Scottish Teachers’ Pension Scheme – Retirement WorkshopsParents…
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Retirement Workshops

The Scottish Teachers’ Pension Scheme Retirement Workshops In these “Interesting Times” many people are now seriously considering retirement and wondering how and when they will be able to afford retire. How will I be able to meet my bills? How…

SSTA Advice – 4 January 2021

The First Minister is introducing new laws that will require people to stay at home and work from home where possible from 5 January. There is now confusion is some areas as some schools and local authorities are still instructing…
Reopening Schools

Reopening of Schools – SSTA Advice

The SSTA has been contacted by a large number of members concerned about their safety and the arrangements for the return to schools in January following the Covid-19 statement made by Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister on Saturday 19 December 2020.The…