Named Person Legislation

The SSTA welcomes the refusal of the challenge to legislation to a named person for every child in Scotland. The SSTA agrees with the statement made by Lord Carloway “Essentially all that the legislation does, and is intended to do,…


Leaders of trade unions representing teachers and lecturers in Scotland, together with those representing teachers and lecturers throughout the UK and Ireland, have issued a joint letter to mark World Teachers’ Day, which is taking place this Sunday, 5 October.…

New General Secretary Appointment Confirmed

The SSTA today announces the confirmation by its Council on Saturday of the appointment of Sheila Mechan as its General Secretary. Acting General Secretary today said “We are thrilled to welcome Sheila Mechan to the SSTA bringing as she does…

SQA and Scottish Government Announcement

The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (SSTA) today welcomed the announcements by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) concerning the N4 and N5 examinations as recognition that there are continuing issues surrounding the implementation of the new examinations.…

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