Teaching union calls for end to “more rules by big guns” Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/teaching-union-calls-for-end-to-more-rules-by-big-guns-1-4450040

The president of one of Scotland’s leading teaching unions says the profession will not improve unless there is an end to “more rules and governance by top-heavy big guns.”


Euan Duncan, president of the Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association, due to speak on the opening day of the association’s 73rd annual congress in Crieff today, said: “A jaded profession cannot sparkle. The ship is wobbling. If Scottish education is to retain its sheen it needs more than a bit of spit and polish.


“Having asked the experts, teachers, what would make things work the way they should, it’s time for politicians to start listening.


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