Monthly Archives: August 2012

CONCERNS ABOUT THE GRADING OF GCSE ENGLISH

CONCERNS ABOUT THE GRADING OF GCSE ENGLISH Dear Member, You will no doubt be aware of concerns that have been raised about the grading of GCSE English qualifications undertaken during the summer 2012 examination series. These concerns have centred principally … Continue reading

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PROGRESS MADE TO ADDRESS INEQUALITY BEING ERODED BY THE COALITION GOVERNMENT

PROGRESS MADE TO ADDRESS INEQUALITY BEING ERODED BY THE COALITION GOVERNMENT Inequality in educational provision is set to increase for ethnic minority pupils, a research report published today by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has found. The savage cuts … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON GCSE RESULTS

NASUWT COMMENTS ON GCSE RESULTS Commenting on the publication of the GCSE results, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Congratulations must go out today to all the young people and teachers who have worked … Continue reading

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REPORT BASED ON FLAWED METHODOLOGIES

22 August 2012 REPORT BASED ON FLAWED METHODOLOGIES Responding to the report published today by the University of Bristol which claims that the centralised setting of teachers’ pay is having a negative impact on pupils’ learning, Chris Keates, General Secretary … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON A-LEVEL RESULTS

16 August 2012 NASUWT COMMENTS ON A-LEVEL RESULTS Commenting on the A-level results, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Teachers have once again delivered for the young people they teach. “The young people have … Continue reading

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COALITION GOVERNMENT POLICIES ARE CRIPPLING YOUNG PEOPLE’S LIFE CHANCES

15 August 2012 COALITION GOVERNMENT POLICIES ARE CRIPPLING YOUNG PEOPLE’S LIFE CHANCES Commenting on the report released today by the TUC into youth unemployment, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: The TUC is entirely … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS AHEAD OF PUBLICATION OF A-LEVEL RESULTS

NASUWT COMMENTS AHEAD OF PUBLICATION OF A-LEVEL RESULTS Commenting ahead of the publication of tomorrow’s A-level results, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “Tomorrow’s results are the culmination of an immense amount of hard … Continue reading

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