Monthly Archives: March 2014

Check out the latest North Yorkshire Newsletter – March/April 2014

140325 NYFED Newsletter March 2014

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Programme of talks with the Coalition Government – update

Dear Member As you are aware, as a result of the pressure NASUWT members have exerted on the Secretary of State through action short of strike action, and the clear demonstration of anger indicated by the support for the rolling … Continue reading

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DERBYSHIRE TEACHERS TO TAKE STRIKE ACTION

DERBYSHIRE TEACHERS TO TAKE STRIKE ACTION   Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, will hold the first of five days of strike action tomorrow (25 March) at Glossopdale Community College in Glossop, Derbyshire, as a result of the … Continue reading

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OFSTED CHANGES

NASUWT COMMENTS ON OFSTED CHANGES Commenting on the announcement of changes to the Ofsted inspection system by Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “This is yet another ad-hoc announcement by the … Continue reading

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INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY OTHER UNIONS

  INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY OTHER UNIONS ADVICE TO NASUWT MEMBERS   The legal position   It is unlawful for any member of the NASUWT to take industrial action where the NASUWT has not given a specific notice to the employer … Continue reading

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THE POLICY EXCHANGE REPORT ON OFSTED

NASUWT COMMENTS ON THE POLICY EXCHANGE REPORT ON OFSTED Commenting on the publication of the think-tank Policy Exchange report on Ofsted, ‘Watching the Watchmen’, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said: “In many respects the … Continue reading

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BUNG IT IN THE BIN

  BUNG IT IN THE BIN – TEACHERS CONDEMN BUREAUCRATIC ASSESSMENTS The assessment of cross-curricular skills at the end of Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 represent an unacceptable increase in teachers’ already excessive workload and do nothing to support educational … Continue reading

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