Teachers fight ‘spurious’ use of mobility clause

25 August 2016

Three teachers have started a landmark legal case to contest their forced transfer to other schools, which unions say amounts to an abuse of the so-called mobility clause and could have implications across Scottish classrooms.

EIS decries ‘folly’ of funding reforms for schools

25 August 2016

Flagship plans to reform how Scottish schools are run, including giving headteachers direct responsibility over an extra £100 million, would be “absolute folly”, according to the biggest teaching union.

SNP under fire over attainment gap approach

24 August 2016

Opposition parties have backed the SNP’s renewed commitment to tackling the attainment gap in education but criticised the way Nicola Sturgeon’s government is going about it.

At a glance headlines: June 30, 2016

29 June 2016

The latest round of computing scholarships for trainee teachers, fears over fallout from the EU referendum, and a new hard-hitting resource on the refugee crisis are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for June 30, 2016

At a glance headlines: 23/6/2016

22 June 2016

A data protection warning for schools, American university success for 66 UK students, and Thank a Teacher Day are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for June 23, 2016

Teacher victorious at Invictus Games 2016

22 June 2016

Teacher Michael Westwell’s performance at the Invictus Games has inspired his pupils and colleagues alike. Emma Lee-Potter caught up with the former RAF weapons systems operator after his return from America

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