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Tackling unfair term-time contracts

UNISON is calling for a joint national review of the term-time working arrangements used by schools for the employment of support staff.

Celebrate the stars in our schools

Friday 27 November is a date for your diary to celebrate school staff, the Stars in our Schools.

Rich-poor climate reconciliation in sight at UN talks

ANALYSIS: As Paris summit nears, negotiators are trying to defuse tensions over national responsibilities for climate change

Scotland Cycling Cash Uncertainty

Officers responsible for cycling projects in councils around Scotland beg every year for certainty and clarity about what funding will be available

Permafrost diaries: Touching down in northern Siberia

BLOG: Olga Dobrovida investigates the social and economic impacts of thawing permafrost in Russia's remote Arctic towns

As Arctic ice melts, killer whales move in


Killer whales moving into Arctic as sea ice recedes

Nov 17 public mtg: Climate, Transport & Cycling

With the world climate summit in Paris in December, and huge climate marches in

Ecuador reheats oil export tax in climate pitch

NEWS: Carbon levy more valuable in UN deal than “simple promises” of underfunded climate pledges, says Quito envoy

Help us fight these scandalously unfair tax credit cuts


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Edinburgh City Council’s June 20 Transport & Environment Committee has moved the CCWEL...

John Ray Initiative:

The tale of our world – why there’s no room for heroes or villains If research into the...

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