District Meeting - Angus - 21 November 2019

Dear Members

The next District Meeting for Angus will take place on :

Date :          21 November 2019

Time :         16:30

Location : Forfar Academy

Host :          Kevin Madill ( District Secretary )


  1. Order of Business
  2. Sederunt
  3. Apologies
  4. Minute of Pre - Council Meeting 19 Sept 2019
  5. Matters Arising
  6. AJNCT 2019/20 - present business
  7. SSTA Members Briefings Oct 2019 – discussion of pensions and GS briefings
  8. Motions for SSTA Council Saturday 7 December
  9. AOCB

Previous Minutes :-

  1. Order of Business – Agreed: proposed by Andrew McParland, seconded by Martin Cox
  2. Sederunt – Martin Cox, Kevin Madill, Derek McInally, Andrew McParland & Stuart McCullough (Llife Ltd.)
  3. Apologies – Fiona McIntosh
  4. Minute of Pre - Congress Meeting 2019  – Agreed as accurate: proposed by Andrew McParland, seconded by Martin Cox
  5. Matters Arising – nil
  6. AJNCT 2019/20 Dates and present business – it was agreed that this information should be shared with the wider Angus SSTA ExecutiveAction KM
  7. SSTA Members Briefings 2019 - Tuesday 22 October – Dundee, Hampton Hilton Hotel – It was highlighted that the information provided in the Pension briefing is particularly important given the success of two legal challenges to the 2008 changes to the Pension Schemes. The presentation will be available to members following the conclusion of the nationwide SSTA Members Briefings.
  8. Motions for SSTA Council Saturday 5 October – Discussed as areas of concern to raise at SSTA Council in future included Behaviour and Violent Incident response, both within and without ASN; Classroom Teacher voice in relation to Gov’t HT Consultation regarding 2/2/2 vs 3/3 Models
  9. AOCB - Concerns raised regarding pattern of Occassional Days’ holiday falling on Fridays, as well as questioning apparent lack of 7 Week Summer Holiday rota.  Discussion followed.

 Kind regards,

 Kevin Madill, District Secretary - Angus



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