Monthly Archives: January 2014

THIS IS OUR 500th POST ON THE BLOG!!!!!!!!!!

Dear Member Update on the NASUWT trade dispute Earlier this month I wrote to you setting out how we were progressing our trade dispute with  Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove on pay, pensions, conditions of service, workload and … Continue reading

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YOUNG TEACHERS DAMNING REPORT ON COALITION

YOUNG TEACHERS DAMNING REPORT ON COALITION The overwhelming majority of young teachers believe that the Coalition Government’s education policies are having a negative impact on pupils and on teachers, a conference organised by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST TEACHERS ARE FALSE

OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST TEACHERS ARE FALSE, SAYS NASUWT     Commenting on the report by BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat programme regarding accusations against teachers and school staff, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, … Continue reading

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And now a little good news – HIGH COURT ACADEMY RULING

NASUWT COMMENTS ON HIGH COURT ACADEMY RULING   Commenting on the decision of the High Court to block attempts to convert Warren Comprehensive School in Barking and Dagenham into an academy, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest … Continue reading

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The latest on lesson observation?

This was on twitter this week, didn’t want you to miss it! Classroom observation: it’s harder than you think Jan 09 Professor Robert Coe We’ve all done it: observed another teacher’s lesson and made a judgement about how effective the … Continue reading

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SUPPORT FOR TEACHERS WELCOME

SUPPORT FOR TEACHERS WELCOME Commenting on the speech by Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt to the North of England Education Conference, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union said: “Tristram Hunt is right to focus on … Continue reading

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THE LICENCE TO PRACTISE

NASUWT COMMENTS ON THE LICENCE TO PRACTISE Commenting on the statement on licensing teachers by Tristram Hunt, Shadow Education Secretary, Chris Keates General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union,said: “When this proposal was made by the last Government … Continue reading

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