• SSTA Newsletter – February 2017

    A newsletter containing updates on the Teachers Pay Claim 2017, SSTA Survey on National Qualifications Changes and the Increase in GTCs Fees is available for members to download using the link below.   February 2017 newsletter

  • Vice-President Election 2017-19

    The result of the Vice President Election for 2017 – 2019 I would like to congratulate John Guidi on his election and offer him all the best wishes during his term of office. Seamus Searson General Secretary   The scrutineers report is available from SSTA HQ on request.    

  • Interview with SSTA President on Newstalk Ireland radio

    Please find below an interview with our President Euan Duncan on Newstalk Ireland radio discussing Curriculum for Excellence and National Qualifications.  

  • SQA Changes to National 5 Courses

    The SSTA was represented at a meeting of the Assessment and National Qualifications working group on 31 January where SQA gave a presentation on the changes to National 5 Course for the 2017-2018 session. SQA made these changes following consultation with SQA subject groups and feedback to SQA surveys of pupils, teachers and schools. The […]

  • Election for Vice President 2017-2019

    There are two candidates for the election for Vice President 2017-2019. The candidates are: John Guidi Ward McCormick The Candidates’ Election Statements can be can be downloaded using the link below VP Election 2017-2019 – Candidates’  Election Statements The election opens on Tuesday 17 January and closes at 12noon on Tuesday 31 January. Ballot papers […]

  • SSTA response to the increase in GTCS Fees

    SSTA response to the increase in General Teaching Council for Scotland(GTCS) Fees The SSTA Head Office has been inundated with members complaining about the planned £15 (30%) annual increase in GTCS fees from £50 to £65 in 2017. SSTA members are extremely angry about what they see is an unjustified increase at a time of […]

  • SSTA Response to Governance Review

    SSTA says ‘Put Pupils First – Give Teachers Time to Teach’ The SSTA would argue for a process of review followed by improvements rather than major structural change in its response to ‘Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity in education: A Governance Review’. The SSTA believe that structural change only diverts […]

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  • SSTA Newsletter – December 2016

    The December 2016 SSTA Newsletter can be download using the link below. SSTA December 2016 Newsletter SSTA December 2016 Newsletter

  • Office Bearer Elections 2017-19

    Announcement Kevin Campbell, the Fife District Secretary and current Vice President has been elected as SSTA President 2017-2019. John Guidi, East Renfrewshire District Secretary and Ward McCormick, East Ayrshire District Secretary have both been nominated as Vice President 2017-2019.  A postal ballot will take place in January.  The ballot will open on Tuesday 17th January […]