Monthly Archives: December 2012

TEACHERS STRIKE AT CHESTERFIELD SCHOOL

TEACHERS STRIKE AT CHESTERFIELD SCHOOL Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union are today (Wednesday) beginning two days of strike action at Dunston Primary School, Chesterfield. Following a lawful national ballot, teachers at the school, like the overwhelming majority … Continue reading

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DERBY TEACHERS STRIKE ACTION OVER ACADEMY PLANS

DERBY TEACHERS STRIKE ACTION OVER ACADEMY PLANS Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers union, will today begin two days of strike action at Sinfin Community School, Derby, over plans to force the school to become an academy, despite opposition … Continue reading

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To all members of the NASUWT in England

SECRETARY OF STATE’S LETTER TO SCHOOLS ON THE NASUWT/NUT ACTION On 11 December the Secretary of State for Education sent a letter to all schools in England seeking to encourage headteachers and governors to take punitive action against teachers participating … Continue reading

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NASUWT RESPONSE TO DfE ADVICE ON INDUSTRIAL ACTION

NASUWT RESPONSE TO DfE ADVICE ON INDUSTRIAL ACTION Commenting on the advice issued to employers by the Department for Education (DfE) on the NASUWT and NUT’s action short of strike action, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS 2012 North Yorkshire Federation Newsletter

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INTERNATIONAL TEST RESULTS JUSTIFY HARD WORK OF PUPILS AND TEACHERS

INTERNATIONAL TEST RESULTS JUSTIFY HARD WORK OF PUPILS AND TEACHERS Commenting on the publication of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, … Continue reading

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UNLIMITED PAY DISCRETION IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH RETENTION OF A NATIONAL PAY FRAMEWORK

UNLIMITED PAY DISCRETION IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH RETENTION OF A NATIONAL PAY FRAMEWORK, SAYS THE NASUWT Commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and the publication of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) report on local and regional pay, Chris Keates, General … Continue reading

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