Monthly Archives: October 2012

TEACHERS FINED FOR DOING THEIR JOB

TEACHERS FINED FOR DOING THEIR JOB Members of the NUT and NASUWT teachers’ unions at Stratford Academy in Newham will be taking the first of a number of days of strike action today (Thursday) over punitive fines which have been … Continue reading

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SELECTION OF PUPILS AND PARENTS ON THE BASIS OF ABILITY TO PAY IS BECOMING A REALITY

SELECTION OF PUPILS AND PARENTS ON THE BASIS OF ABILITY TO PAY IS BECOMING A REALITY As the Office of Fair Trading writes to schools asking them to take steps to ensure that parents are not forced to pay excessive … Continue reading

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NO EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT GOVERNMENT’S CLAIMS THAT UNIVERSITIES HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE RIGOUR AND RELEVANCE OF A-LEVELS

NO EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT GOVERNMENT’S CLAIMS THAT UNIVERSITIES HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE RIGOUR AND RELEVANCE OF A-LEVELS Commenting on media reports that Cambridge University is to design and set a new maths A-level, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, … Continue reading

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March against austerity

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International Solidarity

International Solidarity Trade Unions Developing Democracies and equality One-Day Conference Saturday 10 November TUC Congress Centre, Great Russell Street, London Across the globe, societies are in flux, from the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, to the European … Continue reading

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THE OCTOBER NORTH YORKSHIRE FEDERATION NEWSLETTER

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‘ADVANCED BACCALAUREATE’

NASUWT COMMENTS ON ‘ADVANCED BACCALAUREATE’ REPORTS Responding to reports that the Secretary of State for Education is planning to introduce an ‘Advanced Baccalaureate’ as part of reforms to A-levels, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, said: “This is another … Continue reading

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