Working for Supply Teachers

During the last few months the Association’s solicitor has acted on behalf of a number of members who are supply teachers. On each occasion the member has benefited from additional payments and better contractual conditions.

Take the schoolwear campaign to Westminster

The campaign group for Fair Trade Schoolwear have an opportunity at the Westminster Parliament to raise awareness of issues related to the supply of cotton. In particular they want to draw public attention to the plight of children in other…

Survey of Members

The Association is to carry out a survey of members to obtain their views on possible industrial action. The survey will be carried out online via a survey website. Invitations to take part in the survey will be sent out…

Deadline to Nominate Education Stars Looms

Last chance to submit nominations for Scottish Education Awards People in Scotland are being urged to enter their local schools, nurseries or individuals into the Scottish Education Awards 2012 so that their exceptional achievements can be recognised. The deadline for…

SQA – Replacing the Appeals

Please see below the text of a letter from Karen McCallum, Director of Operation of the SQA regarding the introduction of new services to replace the existing Appeals Service for National Qualifications.

Senior Managers Seminar, 16 March 2012

The Senior Managers Advisory Panel is holding a Senior Mangers Seminar in March 2012. The Seminar is an all day event, which will take place on Friday 16 March at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld, and is free to SSTA members.…

SQA – Scottish Baccalaureates

The Scottish Baccalaureates in Science and Languages have been available for delivery since August 2009 and, based on their success, SQA, directed by the Scottish Government, intends to offer all pupils studying at Advanced Higher level the opportunity to choose…