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EISStudents (@EISStudents) on Twitter

Mr name is Robin Munro and I am the new Student Liaison Officer at EIS. I will be visiting all the University Education Institutions on a regular basis over the coming months to meet and support Student Teachers and Education Societies. You can keep track of where I will be by following me on twitter , and you can also email me at [email protected] if you have a question or want to get involved with our work.

I look forward to meeting you soon.

Robin Munro

twitter.com Sign up for Twitter to follow EISStudents (). EIS is the largest Education Trade Union in Scotland & represents over 80% of all Teachers & Lecturers. Follow our work with Student Societies & get involved!


Call to Action: Write to your elected representatives

CALL TO ACTION: We are asking student teachers, probationers and members to get involved and take action to help protect pensions for Scotland's teachers. Follow the link and contact your MP & MSPs now.

eis.org.uk We are asking members to get involved and take action to help protect their pension schemes.


Happy New Year to all our members, we hope you have a great 2012. We have lots planned for this year and our new student organiser Robin starts next week.


The EIS would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and hope you have had a great day. If Santa got you anything useful for your course then let us know.


The draw has taken place... and the winning EIS member is.... Alan McHardy from Aberdeen University. Alan, I have sent you an email to the address we have on our records. Next draw will be when we reach 200 likes.


151 likes! So we will do the draw later this morning once we find the draw machine. Good luck everyone


An extra 300 teacher training posts are being funded next year it was announced today. what do you think about this?


CPD Events & Seminars

The EIS have 3 CPD events planned for early next year. If you would be interested in attending any of them as an EIS student member then please contact Drew, [email protected]



I'm sorry to announce that our Student Organiser, Drew Duffy will be leaving the EIS at the end of this month. Drew has done a fantastic job and everyone at the EIS wishes Drew all the best for the future. We will have a new organiser starting in the new year... More on that soon.


hostedu - home

If you have a twitter account then log on now and get involved, the topic tonight is 'Applying for that first job, what are your top tips?'



If you are heading out today be very careful, most schools will be closed or closing early for pupils but you should check with the school if you're on placement. Forth road bridge will be closed to all traffic from 3PM so stay safe folks!


We are in Stirling Uni today, so come along to the atrium from 10:30. The last ever batch of purple bags are being given away along with some small EIS flags I have left over from the 30th November.


Well done Edinburgh!


30th November in Glasgow


Even Desperate Dan joins in


We are in Stirling University on Wednesday from 11 to 1. I think we are being put in the atrium so if anyone would like to help me recruit more EIS members then you'll get a free gift, great banter and maybe a coffee ;)


Strike Day Images

Images taken from across Scotland, feel free to post any you have on our page.

eis.org.uk View a selection of images from EIS march, rallys and picket lines from across scotland


A young EIS supporter with one of my small flags.


This was the 2nd half of the march in Dundee about to head off!! My little EIS flags were a big hit!


Who went to a local rally? And what did you think? Feel free to post any photos you took on here!


Today is one of the biggest days in trade union history!! I have my stickers, flyers, application forms, little flags an big flags all ready to go!! But it is 1am so better get to bed and off to picket from 7!! Get involved and be part of a huge movement to protect workers across the UK


Yesterday and today we have a group of student teachers from Sweden in Scotland to learn about the induction scheme. Yesterday we had a school visit, met 2 probationers and went to a local authority to see the support put in place. Today we are in EIS HQ to learn about each other and share ideas. Anyone in Edinburgh that would like to get involved then you can come to EIS HQ and join in


6 more likes and we will do the next £10 amazon voucher draw!! Do you think we can get to 150 before Wednesday? Share this page with your fellow students and get them to like this page!!


Letter to Parent Councils

This letter has been sent to parent councils across Scotland asking for their support and to explain what we are doing. Positive reponse so far.

eis.org.uk Letter to Parent Councils


Why EIS members are taking strike action - new videos

We interviewed our members to ask why they are taking action next week.

eis.org.uk EIS members talk about why they are taking strike action on 30 November


I like how facebook tells me what other pages our fans like, 18 of you like Ant and Dec, 14 like Dirty Dancing, 20 like Ben & Jerry's and 28 of you like SAAS. What interesting members we have


Who is coming to a rally next Wednesday? Drew Duffy wll be at the Dundee rally with some massive EIS flags if anyone would like to help ensure they are being "waved". Flags will also be at the Edinburgh & Glasgow rally if you're a keen flag waver


Advice for 30th November

The latest advice for our probationer members about the action next week.

eis.org.uk Day of action advice for probationers


The Workers: Let's Work Together music video

The TUC have released a song to help build support for next Wednesday! Here is the video but please buy the song from iTunes and get the song into the charts!!

Video for the single "Let's Work Together" by The Workers, a group of public service workers coming together to raise awareness and solidarity ahead of the T...


The Stirling Teachers Society Poster


Pension Campaign

Click here for the latest advice for our student members about the 30th November!

eis.org.uk An update on the strike action for students


UWS students get down to the union tonight. The EIS have donated 1,000,000 as a prize for you to win & help raise money for children in need! (the prize money is Indonesian Rupiah, worth about £75)


Today is the first ever national education society meeting. Representatives from 5 different TEI are meeting in Stirling Uni to discuss how they can work together and share ideas!


If you have a twitter account then why not take part in the first ever HOSTedu at 7pm. Log on and search and use the same hash tag on each tweet so you can see what other student teachers are talking about & get involved! Great CPD and your chance to share Ideas!


Home - pensions attack

Student teachers should contact your university if you are due to be on placement on 30th November. If you are available then we would love you to come along to events across Scotland, click on this link to find your nearest event and come along. There will be hundreds of EIS members at each event so come and join us

pensionsjusticescotland.org.uk The Tory led Coalition wants to make millions of people pay more, is threatening to make them work longer - and wants everyone to get a lot less at the end of it.

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