Monthly Archives: March 2013

SEN REFORMS DISADVANTAGE THE MOST VULNERABLE

SEN REFORMS DISADVANTAGE THE MOST VULNERABLE Provision for all children with special and additional educational needs is under threat, the Annual Conference of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has heard. Representatives at the Conference in Bournemouth have warned that … Continue reading

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RESIST PREDATORY CHAINS OPENING FREE SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES

CALL TO RESIST PREDATORY CHAINS OPENING FREE SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES The NASUWT should continue to work with local communities to oppose the opening of academies and free schools by predatory chains of private providers, representatives at the Annual Conference of … Continue reading

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CHALLENGE TO POLITICAL PARTIES

NASUWT ISSUES A CHALLENGE TO POLITICAL PARTIES The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has issued a challenge to political parties through a ground-breaking new report ‘Maintaining World Class Schools’. The Report, which was presented today at the Union’s Annual Conference … Continue reading

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INSPECTION SYSTEMS INCREASINGLY POLITICISED

INSPECTION SYSTEMS INCREASINGLY POLITICISED School inspectors are becoming education ministers’ hit men, representatives at the Annual Conference of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, will hear today. Ninety-five per cent of teachers who responded to a new NASUWT survey into … Continue reading

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THE FIGHT CONTINUES FOR QUALITY EDUCATION

THE FIGHT CONTINUES FOR QUALITY EDUCATION The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, will affirm its commitment to continue to defend teachers’ terms and conditions of service in the interests of all children and young people through its strategy of industrial … Continue reading

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NASUWT INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY AWARD

NASUWT INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY AWARD FOR JALILA AL SALMAN The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has opened its Annual Conference in Bournemouth by presenting its International Solidarity Award to the Vice-President of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), Jalila al Salman. The … Continue reading

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PLEASE ACT NOW TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST TEACHERS

Dear Colleagues PLEASE ACT NOW TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST TEACHERS The United Nations, supported by Education International (EI), has launched a global petition condemning the killing of Shahnaz Nazli, a female teacher shot in Pakistan for wanting to provide access … Continue reading

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