TEACHERS are flocking to private tutoring because of impossible workloads and unrealistic exam targets, a survey revealed yesterday.
The National Union of Teachers said the exodus from schools could only be stopped if ministers took action to cut paperwork and excessive accountability...
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
RECRUITMENT and retention in the teaching profession is at crisis point and could get even worse due to the widening pay gap with other professions, teaching union Nasuwt claimed yesterday.
A shortage of teachers is impacting on “the entitlement of children to a high-quality...
Saturday 18th Feb 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
TEACHERS have spoken out against an epidemic of classroom violence revealed in new figures yesterday.
An average of eight physical and verbal attacks on teachers per day take place in Wales alone, the stats showed.
The shocking figures, obtained through freedom of information...
Tuesday 31st Jan 2017
MOST teachers have not received this year’s expected 1 per cent pay rise, union Nasuwt warned yesterday.
In a survey of 8,000 teachers, 59 per cent told the union that schools had not offered them the pay award for 2016-17.
In a separate issue on wages, it was revealed...
Friday 27th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MARI BURTON wonders how the Cuban education system creates such confident students, yet in Britain the system is failing
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Teacher died of cancer due to toxic classroom material
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
HUNDREDS of teachers, parents, school governors and supporters will descend on central Manchester today to protest against huge school funding cuts.
They will vent their fury over Chancellor Philip Hammond’s commitment to maintain funding for new grammar schools — while...
Saturday 26th Nov 2016
SCOTLAND desperately needs to recruit more early-years teachers and speech specialists to tackle learning inequality linked to poverty, Save the Children said yesterday.
The charity spoke out after a survey of Primary 1 teachers found 88 per cent believe pupils with speech and language...
Tuesday 22nd Nov 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
TEACHERS and education campaigners demonstrated in London yesterday to demand investment in education as it faces “the largest cuts in a generation.”
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) warned that schools are set to lose a shocking £2.5 billion a year by 2020, with...
Friday 18th Nov 2016
SCHOOLS in England are facing their “worst cuts in a generation” as the Tory axe falls on another £2.5 billion a year of funding.
But teachers are fighting back and will stage three protest rallies this month.
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) says that as...
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016