Tags: Teachers

Scottish education union calls for entitlement to paid religious leave

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Scotland's oldest teaching union has called for teachers from non-Christian faiths to be given paid leave on their faiths' holy days. Read More »

Education Bill: Teacher discrimination challenged in House of Lords

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2011

Peers in the House of Lords this week challenged the level of discrimination permitted in 'faith' schools against non-religious teachers and those not of the faith of the school. Baroness Turner of Camden tabled three amendments to the Education Bill which were worded in consultation with the NSS. Read More »

Meeting with Education Minister on Collective Worship and Employment

Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2011

Education Minister Lord Hill received a delegation on 12 October from NSS Honorary Associates Lord Avebury and Baroness Turner and NSS Executive Director Keith Porteous Wood. They discussed amendments both peers had tabled in the Education Bill. Read More »

Agnostic teacher sacked from Catholic school in Glasgow

Posted: Fri, 10 Jun 2011

A Scottish teacher is suing Glasgow City Council after she was forced out of her job at a Roman Catholic school because she defines herself as an agnostic. Read More »