Damage Local Government Public Works Reports

Hard Lessons: Support staff struggling to maintain standards for pupils because of cuts

This is a large scale survey of support staff working in schools across Scotland. It is a wide ranging report

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Futures Public Works

Futures number 17 autumn/winter 2016

 Latest edition of Futures covering the Scottish government’s plans for the upcoming year, the possibilities of a new Scottish approach to

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Briefings

Briefing 078 Policy – Education Delivery Plan – July 2016

This briefing covers the Scottish Government’s Education Delivery Plan. It sets out measures to reduce the attainment gap in Scottish

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Manifesto Public Works Reports

Early learning and childcare manifesto. Supporting children, parents and the childcare workforce.

Childcare should be provided free at the point of use by the public sector. Currently Scotland’s childcare provision is patchy,

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Responses

Petition PE1583 Playground Supervision – Jan 2016

Petition PE1583 Playground Supervision – UNISON Scotland submission to the Scottish  Parliament Public Petitions Committee – Jan 2016 Full text

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Responses

Petition PE1581 School Libraries – Dec 2015

ScotParlPetitionPE1581SchoolLibraries_UNISONEvidence_Dec2015 Petition PE1581 School Libraries – UNISON Scotland submission to the Public Petitions Committee December 2015 Extract UNISON members deliver

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Reports

UNISON Scotland childcare charter

Children: Free childcare in the public sector Parents: Expanded parental leave & flexible working Workforce: Fair pay, training & career

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Responses

Educational attainment gap Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce

UNISON welcomes the committee’s inquiry into closing the attainment gap. There is widespread agreement that children from low income households

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