SCOTTISH teachers are expected to start the new academic year amid crippling staff shortages after councils reported that 500 teaching positions have not been filled.
Teaching unions are demanded action after the shocking finding was revealed, arguing that recruitment of new teachers...
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier
TWICE as many teachers from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds experience discrimination in the workplace compared with their white counterparts, according to a report out today.
Morale, career aspirations, and personal lives of BME...
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
TEACHERS won a landmark victory yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled that an employer had deducted too much from workers’ wages following a strike.
Education union NASUWT argued that King Edward VI College in Stourbridge had wrongly...
Thursday 25th May 2017
HIGH rates of teachers are leaving the profession altogether, with science, maths and language teachers most likely to quit, according to research published yesterday.
The study by the National Foundation for Educational Research, based on data from...
Wednesday 17th May 2017
Members report the cost of stress and illness
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
by Felicity Collier in Manchester
INCREASING the state pension age was rejected by delegates at the annual conference of teachers’ union NASUWT yesterday.
Teachers voted against any further rise beyond the age of 68, and spoke of the devastating effect that...
SUPPLY teachers are being treated as “commodities,” delegates at the NASUWT conference heard yesterday.
The union is calling for national regulation of employment agencies that recruit supply teachers, to end exploitation...
THE NASUWT has announced that it is working with charity Citizens UK on an initiative to help young refugees.
Campaigns official Fred Grindrod said the accreditation scheme for schools would ensure that children settle in better and secure support for those with specific needs such as...
One teacher wins over £450,000 following assault
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
TEACHING union NASUWT called for international solidarity yesterday as teachers face increasing repression worldwide.
In many countries teachers suffer the consequences of political instability, a lack of justice and heavy-handed...