Minister’s decision to shut low-grade private institutes upheld
Monday 7th Nov 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
ATL and NUT members will vote on merger ballot
Saturday 5th Nov 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
STRESSED secondary school teachers in Scotland went on strike yesterday following a dispute over their excessive workloads.
The walkout was backed by 91 per cent of teachers’ union SSTA and is the first phase of industrial action.
SSTA general secretary Seamus Searson...
Tuesday 25th Oct 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
NEARLY a third of teachers who began work in England’s state schools in 2010 were not in the classroom five years later, figures published by schools minister Nick Gibb showed yesterday.
And around one in eight had left after just a year.
Association of Teachers and...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SOUTH Africa’s liberation movement welcomed educational improvements yesterday in the face of an increasingly militant opposition.
Teacher’s union Sadtu hailed the Department of Basic Education’s decision to scrap the Annual National Assessment tests that teachers had...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
One in five women teachers’ top priority is to quit
Monday 17th Oct 2016
TEACHERS in England work some of the longest hours in the developed world, a damning global study revealed yesterday.
Half of the country’s full-time teachers work 40-58 hours a week and a fifth work at least 60 hours a week, the analysis by the Education Policy Institute...
Tuesday 11th Oct 2016
TEACHERS held protests yesterday afternoon over a government plan to overhaul the state school system, putting pressure on the ruling conservative Law and Justice party.
The Polish Teachers Union had urged teachers and parents to protest in 17 towns to show opposition to government...
TEACHING unions will release a damning report today into Uganda’s chain of private shack schools that is backed by software and dotcom billionaires.
Education International will launch the exposé of Bridge International Academies (BIA) in Ugandan capital Kampala on World...
Wednesday 5th Oct 2016
NEW ZEALAND teachers hit out yesterday at government plans to return to funding schools on a per-pupil basis — which they say will lead to fewer teachers and larger class sizes.
The country’s Post-Primary Teachers’ Association and the New Zealand Educational Institute...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016