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Members’ Bulletin – 23 August 2021

Download PDF Version Return to SchoolThe latest version of the revised school guidance and update to vaccination section has been issued.https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-reducing-the-risks-in-schools/ The revised guidance includes: Risk assessments to be continuedEnvironmental cleaning, hand and respiratory hygiene to continueVentilation – strengthened guidance…

SSTA Members’ Bulletin – 9 July 2021

Re-opening of Schools in AugustYou will have seen that the arrangements for the reopening of schools in England are being revised and there will be pressure to follow suit in Scotland. At this point, schools have been advised to continue…
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Freedom of Information requests

A symptom of the worry and confusion surrounding the Alternative Certification Model has been a sudden rise this week in the number of parents and learners making Freedom of Information Requests to schools and local authorities in relation to assessment…
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SSTA Members’ Bulletin – 17 June 2021

SSTA Members’ Bulletin – 17 June 2021£400 Alternative Certification Model PaymentThe SSTA welcomes the one-off exceptional £400 payment for teachers supporting the delivery of the Alternative Certification Model for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications in 2020/2021.Key pointsPayment Teachers…
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Members Bulletin – Schools Reopening

Members Bulletin – Schools ReopeningThe Scottish Government confirmed on 6 April that all secondary school pupils would be back in school on a full time basis after the Easter holidays. The Government published its ‘Guidance for opening schools in April 2021’ Coronavirus…