NASUWT: Putting teachers first

NASUWT is the largest teachers’ union in the UK and the fastest growing in Scotland, representing teachers and headteachers in all sectors from early years to further education. NASUWT has a philosophy of ‘putting teachers first’ and campaigns to improve teachers’ pay, reduce workload, remove bureaucracy, achieve a better work/life

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Say ‘Aloha’ To Your Dream Job In Paradise

By Rachael Fulton Picture the scene: it’s a dreich Tuesday afternoon in Glasgow, the rain (then sleet, then rain) is battering against the classroom window. Your summer week in the sun is a full term away and you’ve got to get through the trials and tribulations of Highers and Nationals

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Volunteering with ChildLine

ChildLine stop by to tell us more about volunteering with their helpline service Every child has the right to be happy and safe. That’s why our ChildLine service is here for children whatever their worry, whenever they need help. A child contacts ChildLine every 20 seconds and some are going

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Cost of the school day acting as barrier to participation

New research published by Glasgow City Council has shown that costs across the school day are putting young people in the authority from low income families at a disadvantage. The year-long pilot project looked at the impact of poverty on the lives of children and young people. Carried out by

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Shortlist for Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015 Announced

Pic: Rob McDougall

By Sophie Mead The shortlist for the ninth annual Scottish Children’s Book Awards was announced this week, inviting young people to select their favourite reads from Scottish authors. The nine shortlisted books will be read by tens of thousands of Scottish children who have until 5 February 2016 to cast their vote

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