A week in secondary: 18 May 2018

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A lack of diversity in Scotland’s teaching profession is damaging pupils’ attainment and life chances, an education union’s annual conference heard last week. NASUWT Scotland members were “shocked to note the limited progress made towards equality and diversity across the teaching profession”, according to a motion at the union’s gathering in Glasgow. The statement follows research, reported in Tes Scotland (bit.ly/LackOpportunity), citing a lack of promotion opportunities for black and minority ethnic teachers.

The Samaritans charity has called on parents, teachers, pupils and employers to ...

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