• Delays In Pay Settlement and Covid Concerns Dominate Council Discussion
    While November’s meeting of EIS Council again had a strong focus on Covid-related issues, the issue of this year’s long-delayed pay settlement also prompted a significant amount of discussion. Salaries Convener Des Morris provided an update to Council on the latest… Read more: Delays In Pay Settlement and Covid Concerns Dominate Council Discussion
  • Derisory ‘Improved’ Pay Offer is Rejected
    The latest ‘improved’ pay offer to Scotland’s teachers has been unanimously rejected by the EIS Salaries Committee and, subsequently, by teachers’ representatives at a meeting of the Teachers’ Panel of the SNCT (Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers). The offer from the… Read more: Derisory ‘Improved’ Pay Offer is Rejected
  • SRUC dispute resolved
    The pay dispute at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been resolved, following a programme of strike action by EIS-ULA members at the institution. The EIS and SRUC have now agreed a Memorandum of Understanding that will bind SRUC and the EIS… Read more: SRUC dispute resolved
  • EIS & COP26
    The EIS was extremely active around the recent COP26 conference in Glasgow. A range of Webinars were organised addressing climate-change issues, and these were well attended by members. An online exhibition of student work on climate change and environmental issues offers… Read more: EIS & COP26
  • Curriculum for Excellence Review
    The EIS has commented on the launch of the Curriculum for Excellence Review Implementation Framework, which was recently published on the Scottish Government website. The Implementation Framework sets out how the Scottish Government intends to address the recommendations in the Organisation… Read more: Curriculum for Excellence Review
  • Afghanistan Emergency
    The EIS delegation played an active role at the recent STUC Women’s Conference, speaking on a wide range of motions. The EIS Equalities Convener, Nicola Fisher, delivered an impassioned speech on the Emergency Motion on Afghanistan, in which she highlighted the… Read more: Afghanistan Emergency
  • EIS-ULA ballot
    The EIS has been running a statutory industrial action ballot for its members in the Higher Education Sector. Members of the EIS University Lecturers’ Association (EIS-ULA) were being asked to support a programme of industrial action, up to and including strike… Read more: EIS-ULA ballot