Engage for Education
5th October 2016 by Education News Team
It’s World Teachers’ Day and Education Secretary John Swinney marked the occasion with a visit to Dalgety Bay Primary School, where he met teachers and pupils and opened the school’s new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) laboratory. While there he said: “I would like to take the opportunity this World Teachers’ Day to...
30th September 2016 by John Swinney MSP
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...
13th September 2016 by John Swinney MSP
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.