Euphoria for our new union is fine, but we can’t rest on our laurels, argues HOWARD STEVENSON
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Now is our time to fight back against the education cuts imposed by a government obsessed with privatisation, says LOUISE REGAN
In his second article, KEVIN COURTNEY writes that teachers have natural allies in parents and other trade union members. Working with these people will have a transformative effect on how teaching is delivered
OVER 60 per cent of black teachers are considering leaving their schools, a new report reveals today.
A survey of over 1,000 black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers carried out by the National Union of Teachers and the Runnymede Trust suggests that schools are failing to support...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
KEVIN COURTNEY looks ahead to how the new NEU will organise in order to grow as a lay-led democratic organisation
Kids’ textbooks and art supplies now on the shopping list
Monday 10th Apr 2017
GOVERNMENT plans to scrap tests for primary school children in England were met with a mixed reaction from teaching unions yesterday.
A new teacher-led assessment of four and five-year-olds will replace existing Sats tests for seven-year-olds.
The aim is to “reduce the...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Members vote overwhelmingly for ‘historic’ teachers’ union merger
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
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
BRITAIN’S poorest schools are taking the lion’s share of government cuts, research by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Child Poverty Action Group revealed yesterday.
The country’s 1,000 schools with the highest number of children receiving free school...
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain