Monthly Archives: September 2013

So why should I as a teacher take strike action on October 1st?

Since December 2011, teachers have been Standing up for Standards by taking pupil, parent and public-friendly action to defend their terms and conditions, but the Secretary of State for Education has refused to enter into meaningful discussions, so on 27 … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS ABOUT WALES

CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE DELIVERS PROGRESS IN WALES On 18th March 2013 the NUT and the NASUWT, in the face of the continuing relentless assault on the teaching profession, announced a programme of escalation of action which involved a rolling programme of … Continue reading

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FREE SCHOOL MEALS

FREE SCHOOL MEALS – HOW MUCH MORE IS IN THE CASH STASH? Commenting on the announcement to be made today at the Liberal Democrat Conference on free school meals for all infant school children, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the … Continue reading

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So why are Teachers taking Strike Action on the 1st October – a message to Parents

Since December 2011, teachers have been Standing up for Standards by taking pupil, parent and public-friendly action to defend their pay and conditions of service which enable them to focus on teaching and learning, but the Secretary of State for … Continue reading

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PARENTS, TEACHERS AND THE PUBLIC RALLY FOR EDUCATION

PARENTS, TEACHERS AND THE PUBLIC RALLY FOR EDUCATION Parents, teachers, headteachers, governors and members of the public from across the East Midlands and Greater London will be gathering this Saturday (14 September) for the latest in the programme of hugely … Continue reading

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GLOBAL ATTACKS ON TRADE UNIONS ARE ATTACKS ON FAIRNESS, EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

GLOBAL ATTACKS ON TRADE UNIONS ARE ATTACKS ON FAIRNESS, EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Proposing a motion on attacks on trade unions at the TUC Congress in Bournemouth today, the NASUWT highlighted the violence and oppression targeted at teacher trade unionists … Continue reading

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ATTACKS ON TEACHERS’ WORKING CONDITIONS

ATTACKS ON TEACHERS’ WORKING CONDITIONS ARE ATTACKS ON CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Teachers’ pay and conditions of service are being used as a mechanism to open the education system to the market, the NASUWT has warned. The calculated demolition of … Continue reading

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