Monthly Archives: July 2014

THE ‘TROJAN HORSE’ INVESTIGATION – ‘AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH FOR THE COALITION GOVERNMENT’

PETER CLARKE’S REPORT ON THE ‘TROJAN HORSE’ INVESTIGATION – ‘AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH FOR THE COALITION GOVERNMENT’   Commenting on the Report into allegations concerning Birmingham schools arising from the ‘Trojan Horse’ letter by Peter Clarke, Chris Keates, General Secretary of … Continue reading

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TROJAN HORSE’ INVESTIGATION REPORT

NASUWT COMMENTS ON ‘TROJAN HORSE’ INVESTIGATION REPORT   Commenting on the publication of the independent Report of Ian Kershaw, commissioned by Birmingham City Council into the ‘Trojan Horse’ letter, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union … Continue reading

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PRIME MINISTER CHALLENGED

PRIME MINISTER CHALLENGED ON BALLOT ANNOUNCEMENT   Commenting on reports today that the Conservative Party will include in its manifesto a threshold of 50% member turnout in trade union ballots before they will be considered lawful, Chris Keates, General Secretary … Continue reading

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APPOINTMENT OF NEW SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION

NASUWT RESPONDS TO THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION   Responding to the departure of Michael Gove MP and the appointment of Nicky Morgan MP as Secretary of State for Education, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the … Continue reading

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LGA’S CALL FOR EDUCATION TRUSTS

NASUWT COMMENTS ON LGA’S CALL FOR EDUCATION TRUSTS   Commenting on the report published today by the Local Government Association (LGA) which recommends that education trusts be established to oversee the performance of all state schools, Chris Keates, General Secretary … Continue reading

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HIGH-QUALITY VOCATIONAL LEARNING NEEDS IMPROVED FUNDING

HIGH-QUALITY VOCATIONAL LEARNING NEEDS IMPROVED FUNDING   Responding to the announcement by Labour leader Ed Miliband on proposals for new technical degrees, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union said:   “The NASUWT welcomes any efforts … Continue reading

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Thursday 10th July 2014

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 advising that action … Continue reading

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