Teachers urged to reject ‘divisive’ pay offer

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Scotland's largest teaching union is urging its members to reject a "final" pay offer, as a ballot gets under way.

Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) will begin voting just days after thousands of teachers marched through Glasgow in support of a 10% pay rise.

The government and councils have offered 3% with some grades receiving bigger increases.

The union has described the offer as "smoke and mirrors" and "divisive".

The EIS claims teachers' pay has fallen by more than a fifth in real terms over the past decade…

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