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Teaching union slams East Lothian Council over post axing

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East Lothian Council’s proposal to remove all principal teacher posts in its primary schools has been condemned by Scotland’s largest teaching union.

As the council considers budget cuts of £150,000 as part of a management review, the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) has voiced its concerns.

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East Lothian EIS secretary Gael Gillan believes the move is a “tremendously short-sighted” proposal which could have “serious consequences” for primary education across the region.

For full story, see this week’s East Lothian News. On sale now.

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