REFORMS to school accountability criteria pioneered by ex-education secretary Michael Gove are making kids increasingly anxious, new research published yesterday suggests.
Academics Merryn Hutchings and Naveed Kamzi have revealed pupils are “losing motivation” as a result...
Saturday 4th Apr 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FINES for term-time absences are making family holidays “the preserve of the middle classes,” Britain’s largest teaching union warned yesterday.
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) will debate a motion calling for the repeal of penalties for parents who book trips...
Thursday 26th Mar 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THE coalition has wasted taxpayers’ money and failed to protect the public during the “trojan horse” schools scandal, MPs and teachers’ unions said yesterday.
A report by the Commons education committee revealed yesterday that the government’s...
Wednesday 18th Mar 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Friday 30th Jan 2015
Tuesday 9th Dec 2014
Thursday 2nd Oct 2014
CHRISTINE BLOWER explains the logic behind the NUT’s Stand Up for Education campaign
Monday 8th Sep 2014
posted by Morning Star in Features
General secretary to lead thousands of teachers into two-million man public-sector strike after beating rival Martin Powell Davies
Thursday 26th Jun 2014
CHRISTINE BLOWER outlines the NUT’s strategic direction
Tuesday 22nd Apr 2014
In her second article for the Morning Star on the union’s strategy to energise and organise its lay activists, CHRISTINE BLOWER says new tactics put the future in the hands of ordinary NUT members
Monday 21st Apr 2014