A week before decision time on the council’s controversial school clusters plan, campaigners have appealed to all councillors to ‘reflect on their duties’ and consider four ‘key points’.
Dalmally Primary School parents have launched a petition calling on the council to scrap its school clusters plan, before it goes to a vote on August 25
Council leaders are being urged to ‘stop this mess’ over a plan to axe head teachers, following a ‘flawed’ consultation
‘Transparency and trust need to be rebuilt, on both sides,’ say Islay parents, in a consultation on the council’s plan to replace head teachers
A teachers’ union says 85% of its members in Argyll and Bute oppose the council’s ‘ludicrous’ plans to introduce executive heads
The council’s plan for collective school headships has been strongly opposed by islanders on Tiree – the island serving as the council’s ‘successful’ model for the proposal
But head teacher who spent the majority of her teaching career within a Gaelic medium school assures parents, ‘Do not believe for a second that Gaelic medium education was in any way forgotten about or diminished. It certainly wasn’t.’