• Qualifications Reform & the Stobart Report
    Professor Mark Priestley offers his views on the long-awaited Stobart report and explores what it means for reform of the Scottish qualifications system. T he end of August saw the long-awaited publication of Gordon Stobart’s comparative review of international qualifications systems. This report, written to complement the main OECD review of the Scottish Curriculum, published… Read more: Qualifications Reform & the Stobart Report
  • Celebrating 175 years of the EIS
    On September 18th, 1847, around 600 teachers, from all parts of the country, attended a meeting in the Hall of the High School, Edinburgh, to give birth to the Educational Institute of Scotland. Although several local teacher associations predated this event, the creation of a national teacher union, the Educational Institute of Scotland, a global… Read more: Celebrating 175 years of the EIS
  • Save with EIS Extra
    Life’s Essentials from EIS Extra. Take advantage of these offers designed to support EIS members on the things that matter most. Whether you’re looking to save on your grocery shopping, on a new car, or on new tech, EIS Extra has an offer for you. How do I Start Saving? To make use of all… Read more: Save with EIS Extra
  • Education Resources
    Oxford Reading Tree comes to life. Primary aged children can enjoy the adventure with Biff & Chip on CBeebies this autumn. Join the famous siblings Biff, Chip and Kipper for joyful adventures and plenty of laughs in new family-friendly CBeebies show, Biff & Chip. Based on the well-loved characters from the Oxford Reading Tree Books,… Read more: Education Resources
  • Lifelong Learning for our Well-being
    The EIS ‘Our Well-being Matters Programme’ was launched in February 2021, and explored various aspects of well-being from a range of perspectives, from creative writing, to human rights-based approaches. Here we highlight two areas that are as relevant to our well-being today as they have been over the past 18 months. For more on well-being… Read more: Lifelong Learning for our Well-being