National Qualifications (New Materials for Teachers)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 22nd May 2013.

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Photo of Neil Findlay Neil Findlay Labour

At briefings with ministers and civil servants, we were assured that all teachers now had well-developed resources and materials and that they were all tooled up for teaching all phases of the curriculum. However, we have reports from teaching unions and others that in some subjects, such as maths and the sciences, teachers are complaining that what they have received is unsatisfactory. What is the Scottish Government doing to speak to teachers and the teaching unions about those concerns?