The “longstanding erosion” of teachers’ pay must end, unions have warned, arguing that school staff must be “fairly and appropriately rewarded”.
A union has threatened industrial action in schools unless teachers’ pay is substantially improved this year.
Dundee forced to re-advertise more teacher vacancies than any another council in Scotland, new figures show
Hundreds of teacher vacancies in Tayside have been re-advertised as schools struggle to find recruits.
Compensation of more than £450,000 has been paid out to teachers who have been assaulted by pupils or injured in slips and trips, new figures show.
Education chiefs have been urged to act over a "worrying" rise in the number of pupils being assigned to individual teachers in Courier Country schools.
More than half of the target number of training places for maths teachers are empty, new figures have revealed.
Education trade unions are urging the Government to give teachers an immediate 5% pay rise after seven years of real terms cuts.
A Conservative councillor who was banned from the classroom has attacked the SNP over teacher shortages.
A rise in teacher vacancies since the start of term is “highly worrying” according to Fife Lib Dem education spokesman James Calder.
Dundee's children and families services convener has been accused of "rank complacency" over the local authority's struggle to recruit science and maths teachers.