Monthly Archives: March 2016

TORY GOVERNMENT POLICY IS SAVAGING NORTH YORKSHIRE SCHOOLS

TORY GOVERNMENT POLICY IS SAVAGING NORTH YORKSHIRE SCHOOLS This Government has said that its austerity driven cuts will not affect ‘front-line’ services in education – i.e. the teacher in the classroom and their role in supporting pupils; this is simply … Continue reading

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NASUWT COMMENTS ON THE WHITE PAPER

NASUWT COMMENTS ON THE WHITE PAPER Commenting on the White Paper Educational Excellence Everywhere Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ Union, said “The best that can be said of this White Paper is that it represents … Continue reading

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A quote from Sir Michael Wilshaw

Michael Wilshaw speaking at the ASCL conference on 4 March; ‘We do not have a prescriptive idea of what teaching should look like, how books should be marked, feedback provided or progress assessed. We are only interested in whether it … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOLS FAILING SUPPLY TEACHERS

GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOLS FAILING SUPPLY TEACHERS Supply teachers have reported serious concerns about illegal working practices by supply agencies at the largest gathering of supply teachers, organised by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK. Teachers attending the … Continue reading

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WOLVERHAMPTON TEACHERS TO STRIKE

WOLVERHAMPTON TEACHERS TO STRIKE Teachers at St Peter’s Collegiate School in Wolverhampton are due to begin the first of six days of strike action starting tomorrow (Thursday). The teachers are members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the … Continue reading

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SUTTON TEACHERS ON STRIKE

  SUTTON TEACHERS ON STRIKE Teachers at The John Fisher School in Purley began five days of strike action starting today. The teachers are members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, and the action has been … Continue reading

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SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA REFORMS

NASUWT COMMENTS ON SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA REFORMS Commenting on the Department for Education’s consultation on a new national funding formula for schools, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, said: “The launch of … Continue reading

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