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Challenging the health and education effects of energy drinks

#stuc19 STUC delegates voted to lobby government to tackle the health and education problems of energy drinks on young people.

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Music provision key to giving our children a voice

#stuc19 Congress recognised the key importance of free instrumental music provision and that cuts hit our poorest children the hardest.

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Press Release
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Focus on children not structures, says UNISON in response to Headteachers’ Charter

UNISON Scotland, the union for school support staff, says the Scottish government’s plans to create a Headteachers’ Charter is flawed

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Responses

Supporting Children’s Learning Draft Code of Practice 2017

  UNISON members work in a range of roles supporting children with additional support needs. They deliver services in local

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Press Release
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Glasgow school janitors win pay rise, maintain one janitor / one school and secure jobs

Statement by City of Glasgow UNISON branch Glasgow After a dispute lasting twenty months janitors in Glasgow’s primary, nursery and

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Council Connections Local Government Public Works

Council Connections June 2017

This is the latest Council Connections bulletin, covering the key issues facing local government in Scotland.   

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Responses

Professor Cole’s report into school closures

The Cole report raises a range of issues which are relevant not just to public sector building projects but to

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Responses

Proposed Guidance to support the Provision of Healthcare Needs in Schools

UNISON has recently published a report (Hard Lessons) which contains feedback from members working in schools. Key concerns raised are

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Support staff struggling to maintain standards for pupils because of cuts, says UNISON report

Lack of time, resources and heavy workloads mean support staff are struggling to maintain standards for pupils in Scotland. That

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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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