Pupils at a Dundee high school have not had lessons from a dedicated English teacher this academic year after what parents branded a staffing “shambles”.
A new pay offer to teachers threatening strike action will be financed by the Scottish Government and not the education budget, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Concerns have been raised after figures showed 11 teaching posts in Dundee remain unfilled with recruitment currently ongoing for another 15 jobs.
A teachers’ union official has called for a major review of the education system in Northern Ireland.
A survey of Scottish teachers has found that more than 75% frequently feel stressed because of their workload.
Teachers are choosing to move into new careers due to the levels of stress they are facing in Dundee’s schools, it has been claimed.
The Scottish Government has been urged to step in and prevent the loss of about 40 teachers in Fife as schools face budget cuts.
The phrase might be that “kids say the funniest things” but one young student actually spoke a lot of sense when she excitedly described animal poo as a “facts envelope”.
A local teachers’ union rep has warned of a “recruitment and retention crisis” in schools if a pay deal isn’t brokered with local authorities.
Engineers design computer simulator that can help prepare teachers for ‘real-life’ shooter scenarios
A computer-based simulator that can train teachers on how to save lives when an armed attacker bursts through a school door has been developed in the US.
Dundee’s children and families services convener has been accused of “rank complacency” over the local authority’s struggle to recruit science and maths teachers.
Dundee's supply teacher bill has risen by almost a third in the last four years, new figures have revealed.
Angus councillors have delivered a “let teachers teach” message over a Scottish Government consultation on education excellence.
Education Secretary John Swinney has unveiled plans for a £1 million drive to recruit more than 200 new teachers.
A Dundee teaching union boss has called for schools to scrap their “one size fits all” approach to homework.