Members' Bulletin - SSTA meeting with Deputy First Minister

SSTA meets Deputy First Minister

The SSTA met with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister (DFM) on 19 December and discussed a number of the Association’s motions from our Annual Congress in May. The SSTA delegation was led by Kevin Campbell (President), Elaine Henderson (General Treasurer), John Guidi (Vice-President), and Seamus Searson (General Secretary). The following issues were discussed:

  • Workload
  • Benchmarks
  • National 5
  • Local Authority Inspections on Teacher Workload
  • Teachers’ Pay Survey
  • Career Structure
  • Additional Support Needs (ASN)
  • Regional Improvement Collaboratives (RIC)
  • Education Workforce Council and the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS)
  • SSTA Congress

Further information on what was discussed at the meeting can be found in the Members' Bulletin - SSTA Meets with Deputy First Minister.