Held in Stirling on 2nd February A selection of keynote speeches and workshops from the conference can be browsed and accessed here. Audio conference recordings, produced by Radio Edutalk, are here. Presentations from many of the sessions are here.
National Education Conference: Progress through Professionalism Saturday, 2nd February 2013, from 9.30am – 3.30pm Stirling Management Centre, University of Stirling An essential conference for professionals with an interest in Scottish education, including: teachers, teacher educators, policy makers, and leaders from schools and local authorities. The quality of teaching and learning experiences is known to [...]
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ACTS welcome being consulted upon the new suite of Standards, and specific members valued being invited to join the writing group for The Standard for Career Long Professional Development (SCLPL). It is clear from our reading of the new suite of Standards that there is a very close relationship between these and the Standard for [...]
How challenging can it be for today’s teachers, in the present economic climate, to access an afternoon of quality CPD? An enthusiastic delegation of Dutch colleagues visited Glasgow to explore a range of issues, one of which was of particular interest to Chartered Teachers, namely, how an effective Masters-level teaching force might be developed in [...]
Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that the ACTS committee has agreed a 12-month deal with The College of Teachers at the Institute of Education in London, to provide ACTS members with free access to the education research resource, EBSCO Education Research Complete (click here for information). It will be for individual ACTS members to [...]
************** ACTS received a reply from Drew Morrice, Assistant Secretary of the EIS and Joint Secretary of the SNCT, at the beginning of October (click here to open the letter). ************** [START] The committee of the Association of Chartered Teachers (ACTS) wish to thank each of the three parties to the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT) [...]
The ACTS committee will fully respond once the exact wording of the SNCT agreement on Chartered Teacher is published later this month. [Beginning of statement] I thank the parties to the SNCT for reaching agreement, thereby ending the uncertainty for the over one thousand Chartered Teachers working across education in Scotland. The agreement will allow each [...]
Dear colleague I would like to invite you to attend the next ACTS event, to be held at Hilhead High School in Glasgow on Saturday 26th May. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend. 9.15 (for 9.30am) – 11.30am: ACTS engagement meeting with Education Scotland around the matter of ‘Moving forward with teacher professional learning’ (pre-event [...]
The Association of Chartered Teachers Scotland (ACTS) present the following points, to be considered by the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT), regarding matters of pay and conditions of Chartered Teachers and teachers on the Chartered Teacher Pay Spine. This statement has been developed from views recorded during a specially convened open meeting of Chartered [...]