• SSTA Members’ Briefing 2017

    Seamus Searson the General Secretary would like to meet with SSTA members to discuss the issues that face secondary teachers (pay, workload, SQA etc.) and how we protect and improve conditions for members. This is your opportunity to have your say. A list of dates and venues are shown below. Agenda General Secretary – Members’ […]

  • Vacancy – Post of Professional Officer

    POST OF PROFESSIONAL OFFICER We are looking for a Professional Officer who can communicate effectively, interact well with other people and who can work as part of a team.  The successful candidate will also have familiarity with the operation and ethos of a trade union, SNCT Conditions of Service and should have a sound knowledge […]

  • SSTA meets Deputy First Minister

    Printable Version – Members Bulletin – SSTA Meets DFM- June 17 SSTA meets Deputy First Minister The SSTA met with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister on Wednesday 21 June and discussed a number of the Association’s motions from our Annual Congress in May. The SSTA delegation was led by Kevin Campbell (President), John Guidi (Vice-President), […]

  • SSTA Newsletter Congress 2017

    The Congress 2017 Newsletter can now be downloaded using the link below.   Congress 2017 newsletter

  • Education Governance: Next Steps – Empowering Our Teachers, Parents and Communities to Deliver Excellence and Equity for Our Children

    The SSTA supports the Government’s determination to bring about improvements in Education by ‘closing the attainment gap’ and giving all young people the opportunity to fulfil their potential. However, the SSTA has argued for a process of review followed by improvements rather than major structural change. The Government has chosen to use its ‘Governance Review’ […]

  • Members’ Bulletin – June 2017

    A new Members’ Bulletin is now available to download.  The bulletin contains information on motions passed at the SSTA 73rd Annual Congress regarding National 5 Qualifications Benchmarks Qualified Teacher in every classroom Teacher Salary Structure The bulletin can be downloaded here.

  • Report of the General Secretary – Congress 2017 #SSTA17

    ‘Put pupils first – give teachers time to teach!’ The theme of our Congress is ‘Put pupils first – give teachers time to teach!’ This is what SSTA members stood together and pushed for in our struggle against teacher and pupil workload in our ballot in the autumn of 2016. An excellent return in the […]

  • Presidential Address, SSTA Congress 2017 #SSTA17

      Presidential Address, SSTA Congress 2017 Crieff Hydro, Friday 19 May 2017 Welcome once again to our annual Congress.  One of the great pleasures for me at Congress is the way in which the Association comes together from all over the country.  It’s our opportunity to collaborate and find ways of moving Scottish education forward, […]

  • SSTA 73rd Annual Congress

    The Association’s 73rd Annual Congress will take place on Friday 19th & Saturday 20th May 2017 at Crieff Hydro.  You can find the Congress Agenda with includes the motions to be debated at https://ssta.org.uk/congress-2017/ Updates from Congress will be posted on the SSTA website and via social media using hashtag #SSTA17.  Video of the Presidential […]

  • SSTA Guidance ‘Action Short of Strike Action’ – Phase 4

    SSTA Guidance – Action Short of Strike Action Phase 4 – March 2017 SSTA members are continuing to take industrial action to reduce teacher workload and two new initiatives are being introduced into Secondary Schools alongside the SQA changes at National 5. These initiatives have not been included in School Improvement Plans or Working Time […]