Workload Survey 2009/10

As part of a campaign to reduce the excess workload imposed on teachers the SSTA is collecting evidence through a workload survey. Part 2 of the survey can be found here. We would appreciate if members could complete the form…

Letter to School Representatives

Dear Colleagues   Please accept my apologies for adding to your workload at an already very busy time of year.   I hope you will find the content of the letter both informative and helpful.   As always please do…

SSTA Temperature/ Humidity Campaign

As you will know concerns relating to classroom temperatures/humidity are an annual problem. Some rooms are always too cold in winter and some are too hot in summer. It has become clear, given the current financial climate that some councils/schools…

Teacher Workload Survey 2009

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New 2 Teaching (N2T) Group

The Association has created a new closed peer support network on Facebook which is open to all members who are in their first 10 years of their career. The New to Teaching Network is: open to all teachers (in the…

Election of General Secretary

The result of the ballot for the post of General Secretary is shown below. The ballot closed at noon on Friday 1 May. Candidate   Valid votes cast Ann Ballinger  1069 George Sturrock  817 Spoiled papers 3 Turnout  27.5% Ann…

Election of Vice President 2009-2011

Margaret Smith, District Secretary in Fife and member of Executive and Council will be the Association’s Vice-President for the period 2009-2011. She defeated Richard Goring, also a member of Executive and Council, in the recent ballot. We extend our congratulations…

Post of General Secretary

The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association is Scotland’s second largest teachers’ trade union, serving the needs of secondary teachers throughout Scotland. The Association seeks to appoint its most senior official following the retirement of the current post holder. The post is…