CURB ON UNRLUY PARENTS

CURB ON UNRULY PARENTS The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association today outlined a proposal to deal with unacceptable behaviour by a small number of parents attending Parents’ Meetings in secondary schools in Scotland. The Association has noticed a significant rise in…

CONCERN FOR PUPIL HEALTH

CONCERN FOR PUPIL HEALTH The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association today announced a campaign to highlight its concerns about the lack of legislative protection for children and young people with regard to health and safety whilst they are in schools. As…

SSTA WARNS ON FALLING TEACHER NUMBERS

SSTA WARNS OF IMPACT OF FALLING TEACHER NUMBERS The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association today warned of the short term impact of the increasing age profile of the teaching profession. “It is well documented that the age profile of teachers is…

Press Release on 26 March 2003

The attached press release was issued on 26 March 2003 regarding the possibility of the Association balloting members in Argyll and Bute on industrial action over the authority’s proposal for Secondary Schools

MAIL THE MINISTER – 9 July 2003

The SSTA will today hand to Peter Peacock, Minister of Education, a petition from secondary teachers in Scotland who are outraged at the downgrading of over 2/3rds of promoted posts in secondary schools in Scotland. The handing over of the…

KIDS -V- CASH A RESPONSE TO RE-STRUCTURING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

KIDS -V- CASHA RESPONSE TO RE-STRUCTURING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS What is the biggest challenge facing Scottish education today? Raising pupil attainment? Improving the quality of teaching? Introducing new, more appropriate courses and qualifications? Monitoring and improving pupil behaviour? Perhaps all…

UNION WARNS ON FUTURE TEACHER SHORTAGES – 30 December 2003

UNION WARNS ON FUTURE TEACHER SHORTAGES The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association today warned local authorities not to risk future teacher shortages by reducing management posts in schools. “Many local authorities, for reasons best known to themselves, have recently decided to…