Monthly Archives: March 2011

Landmark judgement on false arrest of teachers

National police procedures must be rewritten following a court ruling on the wrongful arrest of a teacher. In a significant decision for the teaching profession and for all workers whose careers depend on the content of their Criminal Records Bureau … Continue reading

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YOUNG PEOPLE DESERVE MORE RESPECT THAN THIS PARTIAL U-TURN ON EMA

Commenting on the Secretary of State for Education’s announcement about the Educational Maintenance Allowance, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “The Secretary of State’s partial u-turn on EMA today confirms that, under this Coalition … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMING REJECTION OF EMPLOYERS’ PROPOSALS TO CHANGE TEACHERS’ PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

NASUWT members in Scotland have overwhelmingly rejected the Employers’ proposals to change their pay and conditions of service. In a consultative ballot, which closed on 18 March, 93.9 per cent of NASUWT members rejected the proposals. Seventy-four per cent stated … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON STRB RECOMMENDATIONS

Commenting on the Secretary of State for Education’s Written Ministerial Statement following the publication of the School Teachers’ Review Body recommendations on pay for teachers earning £21,000 or less, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, … Continue reading

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MINISTERS’ KNEE-JERK PRONOUNCEMENTS RIGHTLY REJECTED’ SAYS THE NASUWT

Commenting on the Will Hutton Review of Fair Pay in the public sector: Final Report, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “On a number of levels the Report is a blow for the Coalition … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON THE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS GREEN PAPER

Commenting on the publication of the special educational needs Green Paper Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Beyond the rhetoric and hype accompanying the publication of the Green Paper, the key message appears to … Continue reading

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