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PE1953 : Review Education Support staff roles

Petition Summary 

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review Education Support (ES) staff roles in order to consider:

• Urgently raising wages for Education Support Staff across primary and secondary sectors to £26K p/a

• Increasing the hours of the working day for ES staff from 27.5 to 35 hours

• Allowing ESS to work on Personal Learning Plans with teachers/ take part in multiagency meetings.

• Requiring ESS to register with Scottish Social Services Council

• Paying ES staff monthly

Petitioner: Roisin Taylor-Young

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 21 July 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing 126.7KB pdf posted 20 September 2022

Written Submissions

PE1953/A: Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills submission of 28 July 2022 9.5KB pdf posted 02 August 2022