Monthly Archives: February 2013

PARLIAMENT MISLED OVER NATIONAL TRADE DISPUTE

PARLIAMENT MISLED OVER NATIONAL TRADE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SAYS NASUWT Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has today written to the Secretary of State challenging the accuracy of an answer given by Lord Nash to a … Continue reading

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UNION HISTORY PUBLISHED

NASUWT TEACHERS’ UNION HISTORY PUBLISHED A major book covering much of the distinguished history of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has been published today. Nigel de Gruchy, former NASUWT General Secretary, has meticulously researched the Union’s development, from its … Continue reading

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QUALIFICATIONS REFORMS

NASUWT COMMENTS ON QUALIFICATIONS REFORMS Commenting on the qualifications reforms announced by the Secretary of State for Education, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “As is usual with announcements from the Secretary of State, … Continue reading

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NO CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION

NO CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION SAYS THE NASUWT Commenting ahead of a statement by the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove on his decision not to proceed with English Baccalaureate Certificates (EBCs), Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, said: … Continue reading

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NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS TEACHERS’ STRIKE OVER ATTACK ON WORKING CONDITIONS

NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS TEACHERS’ STRIKE OVER ATTACK ON WORKING CONDITIONS Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, will hold the first of three days of strike action beginning today (Tuesday 5 February) at Newton-le-Willows Primary School in Merseyside, in furtherance to … Continue reading

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NASUWT SUPPORTS SAFER INTERNET DAY 2013

The NASUWT is joining organisations across the world to mark the tenth anniversary of Safer Internet Day on 5 February 2013. This year’s theme is ‘Connect with Respect’ and the aim of the day is to encourage internet users to … Continue reading

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UNJUSTIFIED TAX ON TEACHERS

PENSIONS INCREASE IS A DISGRACEFUL, UNJUSTIFIED TAX ON TEACHERS Responding to the announcement by the Department for Education (DfE) that they are increasing contributions to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) for the second year running, Chris Keates, General Secretary of … Continue reading

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