No e's here

26th September 2003 at 01:00
The decision by West Dunbartonshire to rebrand its education and cultural services committee as a children's services committee may be welcomed by the Scottish Executive but has not gone down well with the Educational Institute of Scotland.

Local association secretary Ronnie Alexander objects to the change because it "seems to devalue the role of education". Recalling the famous Blairite mantra, he bemoans the fact that the Prime Minister can use the word three times "so why can't West Dunbartonshire use it once?"

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


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