62nd ANNUAL CONGRESS 2006 – 12/13 MAY 2006

62nd ANNUAL CONGRESS 2006 – 12/13 MAY 2006 The Association’s Annual Congress was held on the 12 & 13 May at the Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. Details of motions passed, President’s Address and the General Secretary’s Report are now available for…

General Secretary’s Report Congress 13/14 May 2005

General Secretary’s Report Congress 13/14 May 2005 President, Colleagues, My text for today can be found in the 10th book of Bill Bryson, modestly entitled “A Short History of Nearly Everything”. For those of you who have read Bill Bryson’s…

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS – CONGRESS FRIDAY 13 MAY 2005

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS – FRIDAY 13 MAY 2005 “MAKING SCHOOLS WORK” Sometimes in rare opportunities of introspective reflection or when under the latest moment of crisis, one is impelled to ask the ultimate question of existentialism – WHY ARE WE HERE?…

Motions Congress, 13-14 May 2005

The following motions were approved at Congress, 13-14 May 2005 , Peebeles Hotel Hydro. MOTION A This Association deplores the attempts being made by some Local Authorities to maximise class sizes and class contact time in an effort to make…

CONGRESS 2005 – 13/14 MAY 2005

CONGRESS 2005 – 13/14 MAY 2005 The Association’s Annual Congress was held on the 13 & 14 May at the Peebles Hotel Hydro. Details of motions passed, President’s Address and the General Secretary’s Report are now available for your information.

March 05 Bulletin_396-05.htm

COUNCIL 5 MARCH 2005 1. COUNCIL a) Council stood in silence as a mark of respect for George Dawson, Life Member, who died in January 2005, and also for Peter Dawson former General Secretary of NATFHE and EI, who was…

Bulletin no 397/05 10 June 2005

Bulletin no 397/05 10 June 2005 Distribution One per Member 1. CONGRESS 2005 The following are the main items from Congress 2005 held in Peebles on 13 and 14 May. (a) Presidential Address The President, Alan McKenzie, addressed Congress on…

Bulletin no 398/05 14 October 2005

Bulletin no 398/05 14 October 2005 1. COUNCIL 1 OCTOBER 2005 a) Council heard reports on the latest progress of three issues: the McCrone implementation process, SQA developments and pensions. b) Council was informed that the purchase of the Association’s…

Bulletin no 399/05 12 December 2005

Bulletin no 399/05 12 December 2005 Distribution One Per Member THIS IS THE FIRST BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE ASSOCIATION FROM ITS NEW HEADQUARTERS AT WEST END PLACE IN EDINBURGH. MEMBERS ARE ASKED TO NOTE THE NEW CONTACT DETAILS AS ABOVE.…

Bulletin no 400/06 14 March 2006

Bulletin no 400/06 14 March 2006 Distribution One Per Member 1. COUNCIL 3 MARCH 2006 Council heard reports on progress on teachers pensions, developments in the “Curriculum for Excellence”, the position on “collegiality” ahead of the decision at SNCT later…