Members Update

Dear Colleague Hopefully you start the new session in a stress-free and positive mood after a relaxing holiday. I apologise if anything in this update reduces the positive effect of the holidays, and assure you that is not my intention.…

Pre-Retirement Courses

These courses are offered exclusively by the SSTA every year. The Courses are designed for members who are approaching retirement. This course covers; investment, state benefits, superannuation, the need for planning, taxation in retirement. The courses are normally held between…

Feedback on SQA Exam Diet

The SQA are seeking feedback on the exam diet.   They particularly welcome your views on the questions and on any issues you believe will have affected pupil performance. They are also delighted to receive suggestions for improvements to future…

Scottish Pensioners’ Forum

Scottish Pensioners Forum Manifesto Launch PENSIONERS FOR PUBLIC SERVICES “THERE IS A BETTER WAY” 4 April 2011 at 10.30am Tea/coffee from 10am STUC, 333 Woodlands Road Glasgow G3 6NG HUSTINGS 2011 THE CONTINUING ECONOMIC CRISIS AND THE WELFARE STATE II…

Timesheet to record Working hours

As an additional service to members and as a result of enquiries we have created a timesheet which can be used to record your working time during the year.   The spreadsheet programme does the calculations for you and new…

Aberdeen City Indicative Ballot Results

Dear Colleagues The indicative ballot closed at midnight on Wednesday 26 January 2011.   Part 1 related to ballot verification then two questions were asked.   The response to questions 2 & 3 were: 2. In the event of compulsory…

Communicating with pupils via email

Dear Colleagues You may have been asked to communicate with pupils via electronic means during this inclement weather enabling staff to work from home in severe weather and avoid possible injury attempting to travel to a building already closed to…