New Improved Services to Members

The Association is pleased to inform members that increased cover for personal possessions and malicious damage to private motor vehicles has been arranged.  The cover provides insurance for damage to private vehicles, loss of personal possessions including bicycles and spectacles,…

Survey on Pensions

The results of the recent survey of members who will be directly affected by the proposed pension changes are now available for members to view. Summary of Results of the Survey on Pensions – October 2013 (Adobe Acrobat required to…

Equality Network Annual Reception

Marco Biagi MSP and James Forbes, SSTA President Monique Dréon-Goold, representing the Equalities Panel, accompanied the President James Forbes to the Equality Network Annual Reception in the Scottish Parliament during early November. After opening speeches from the Equality Network, guests…

Survey on Pensions

The Association is inviting members who will be directly affected by the proposed pension changes to take part in a survey to establish what their views are.  Teachers born on or after 1 April 1962 will be affected by the…

Article by the President in the SecEd

From the time when I studied teaching in Glasgow, I recall one particular lecture about multiculturalism and diversity. The students were asked to read silently a story written in what appeared to us to be standard English.

Council

The new Council of the SSTA met briefly after Congress. The purpose was to elect a new Executive and Finance Committee. We announce the result below.

Working Time Agreements 2013/14

Members are reminded that the season of Working Time Agreements is here. Given the increasing workload implications of National 4 and 5, it would be advisable to review the allocation of time in the school agreement devoted to curriculum development…