• Ukraine Conflict, COVID and Pay Ballot to the Fore at Council
    The March meeting of EIS Council was held as the illegal invasion of Ukraine by Russia continued to dominate global events. President Heather Hughes opened the meeting by condemning the […]
  • Council Motions and Future Pay Campaign Strategy
    Anti Racist Education & “Super” Headteachers 4 Motions were passed by Council, including Motions on the delivery of anti-racist education in schools and concern over the growing use of multi-establishment […]
  • Argyll and Bute Headships
    Argyll and Bute Council are currently proposing the introduction of Executive Head posts to cover a ‘collective’ of schools in early years, primary and secondary. This would eventually see the […]
  • Colin Vetters, 1966-2022
    EIS activist Colin Vetters has died after being diagnosed with a virulent cancer in February of last year. Born in 1966, Colin grew in Pollok, on Glasgow’s Southside. He left […]
  • 175th Anniversary Celebrations – EIS Tartan
    As part of the 175th anniversary celebrations, EIS Executive agreed that the Institute should commission a bespoke tartan for use on a variety of different items, in the 175th anniversary […]
  • EIS Opens Consultative Strike Ballot over Dundee Faculty Plans
    The Dundee Local Association of the EIS recently opened a consultative strike ballot over Dundee Council’s proposals to move to a faculty structure in its secondary schools. The ballot was […]
  • Sudanese Teachers Stand for Democracy
    As we go to press members of the Sudanese Teachers’ Committee are on national strike for a pay rise. They report it is 99 percent solid, but rather than talk […]