Love and kisses;Jotter

15th May 1998 at 01:00
On Sunday Maginnis, for it was she, delivered a New Testament reading for the kirking ceremony of Edinburgh Council at St Giles' Cathedral. "Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of the edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers," Maginnis told the Ephesians via St Paul (chapter IV: verse 29).

They continued: "Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice. And be ye kind to one another, tender hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you."

We are certain "exhortations to holiness and love" will dominate the resumed salary talks. Allegations of "corrupt communication" will surely be a thing of the past.

For, lo, it was only last week that the unions flew into a rage after some authorities passed on the rejected pay offer directly to their schools "to avoid any misinterpretation or misrepresentation from the teachers' side".

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now