Following the announcement by John Swinney that Scottish pupils and students will not be required to sit SQA examinations this year, the EIS has called for no student to be disadvantaged as a result of the decision.
You may not have read, yet, this morning's member email which outlined the constructive engagement the EIS has had with the Scottish Government about the need to make a decision to close schools.
Following on from my email on Monday, I thought it would be helpful to provide a quick update on developments.
An update from EIS General Secretary on the Coronavirus
Ken Muir of the GTCS has sent an update regarding COVID-19
Following yesterday's meeting of the Qualifications Contingency Group to consider the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the 2020 examination timetable this joint Scottish Government – SQA statement has been agreed.
"School closures inevitable" - FM statement in full