A week in primary: 3 November 2017

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Sir Tom Devine, widely regarded as Scotland’s leading historian, has called for greater support for teachers, arguing that it is the country’s most important profession. The Sunday Times reported Sir Tom’s view that primary and secondary teachers have critical roles in preparing pupils for a “fourth industrial revolution” driven by technology, but need more support from Holyrood. Teachers are “undeniably the most important profession we have”, he said, but their status had been “downgraded” as salaries stagnated.

The Scottish Green Party has highlighted cuts to additional support needs (ASN) ...

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