• Empowerment, agency & the ‘ripple effect’
    Action Research Through programmes such as the Action Research Grants scheme, EIS members can benefit from the support of academic colleagues to advance their professional learning. Through Professor Karen McArdle, Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) Co-ordinating Group member and an academic mentor to EIS members undertaking action research projects, EIS members are supported to share… Read more: Empowerment, agency & the ‘ripple effect’
  • Pay campaign bits-n-pieces
    Strike One (Strike All) A Poem Our job’s not one done just for pay,It’s done for other reasons;It’s done to watch kids grow and learnAcross the year’s four seasons;It’s done to build a safety netFor kids who sometimes fall;It’s done to try encourage kidsWho’ve no time for school at all!Yes, the holidays are great(Yet they… Read more: Pay campaign bits-n-pieces
  • Joe Strummer
    A Radical Remembered The end of 2022 marks the twentieth anniversary of a significant moment for a fair few within the EIS and other sister teaching unions north and south of the border. This is because Joe Strummer died on the 22 December 2002, only a few months past his fiftieth birthday. There was a… Read more: Joe Strummer
  • Time to turn the talk into action
    Saturday, 12th November saw EIS members from across Scotland’s schools, colleges and early years settings coming together in Glasgow for the first in-person Education event since before the pandemic. And its purpose couldn’t have been more important – talking about and helping to shape the future of Scottish Education in our National Discussion. Implementing the… Read more: Time to turn the talk into action
  • Supporting young women experiencing domestic abuse
    16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence is an annual international campaign, running from the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25th November, until Human Rights Day 10th December. Unfortunately, domestic abuse is prevalent in our society, and it is estimated that 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse at… Read more: Supporting young women experiencing domestic abuse