Monthly Archives: July 2012

COALITION GOVERNMENT POLICIES UNDERMINE RATHER THAN PROMOTE GOOD PUPIL BEHAVIOUR

COALITION GOVERNMENT POLICIES UNDERMINE RATHER THAN PROMOTE GOOD PUPIL BEHAVIOUR Responding to the comments made by Barnardo’s that schools must do more to tackle the root causes of poor pupil behaviour, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON PUPIL EXCLUSION FIGURES

NASUWT COMMENTS ON PUPIL EXCLUSION FIGURES Commenting on the publication of statistics showing the number of permanent and fixed-period pupil exclusions from schools in England in 2010/11, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Clearly, … Continue reading

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NASUWT CONDEMNS SECRETARY OF STATE’s AMBITION TO MAKE TEACHING THE POOR RELATION OF THE PROFESSIONS

NASUWT CONDEMNS SECRETARY OF STATE’s AMBITION TO MAKE TEACHING THE POOR RELATION OF THE PROFESSIONS Commenting on reports that the Department for Education (DfE) intends to remove the requirement for teachers in academy schools to hold qualified teacher status, Chris … Continue reading

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TEACHERS’ PENSIONS TAX BOMBSHELL

TEACHERS’ PENSIONS TAX BOMBSHELL Responding to reports that teachers and other public sector workers in defined benefit pension schemes could have to pay an extra 1.4% into their pensions on top of the increased costs they are already facing as … Continue reading

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CHILDREN BEING USED AS GUINEA PIGS IN AN IDEOLOGICAL EXPERIMENT

CHILDREN BEING USED AS GUINEA PIGS IN AN IDEOLOGICAL EXPERIMENT Commenting on Downing Street’s announcement of the opening of a further hundred free schools, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Despite the spin put … Continue reading

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TEACHERS TAKING STRIKE ACTION AT WEST DERBY SCHOOL, LIVERPOOL

TEACHERS TAKING STRIKE ACTION AT WEST DERBY SCHOOL, LIVERPOOL Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, are taking strike action today and will be taking further strike action tomorrow (Thursday 12 July 2012) at West Derby School in Liverpool, … Continue reading

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The NASUWT NORTH YORKSHIRE FEDERATION JULY NEWSLETTER, the essential read.

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