Teachers call off strike action after Scottish Government reduce classroom workload
SCOTLAND'S largest teaching union has suspended industrial action over workloads after a Scottish Government decision to scrap some assessments.
At a meeting of its national council, the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) agreed to call off the action short of a strike in relation to "excessive" teacher workloads.
It followed confirmation by the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) management board on Thursday that mandatory unit assessments will be removed at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher levels.
Pupil's grades will instead be determined by strengthened final exams and... read more
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