John Swinney MSP

John Swinney MSP

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Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

DFM responds to EIS decision to suspend industrial action in schools

30th September 2016

This is welcome news from the EIS and I am delighted that they have confirmed suspending a programme of industrial action in relation to teacher workload. Over the past few months, I have listened carefully to what teachers, parents, young people and others have had to say on workload, and have responded positively with a range…

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Devolution of responsibility to schools

13th September 2016

Today I set out this Government’s vision for the most critically important part of our early years and school education system – our teachers, practitioners and their relationship with our children.






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