PART-TIME workers and those on maternity leave in education are facing discrimination, a report by the teachers’ union NASUWT revealed yesterday.
In one of many cases cited, a part-time teacher of German had her contract terminated just before a round of full-time language...
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CHILDREN are increasingly facing barriers to opportunities in school as they are dependent on their parents’ ability to pay, a survey by NASUWT revealed yesterday.
Escalating costs faced by parents are to blame, the teaching union said.
Families are facing a covert form...
Teachers having to deal with depression and anxiety problems
Friday 14th Apr 2017
Increased pressure and long working hours in education are damaging to both teachers and pupils, says CHRIS KEATES
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Felicity Collier
A THIRD of Britain’s school teachers have reported online abuse from parents and pupils over the past year, teachers’ union NASUWT said in shocking new research published today.
No action is taken in nearly half of all cases.
Thursday 13th 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
by Felicity Collier
SCHOOLS in England are facing the toughest financial cuts in two decades, MPs warned yesterday, fuelling union fears about the deepening impact on teachers’ living standards.
Rising class sizes and a loss of subjects will see standards fall,...
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
CHILDREN from poor backgrounds face a “class ceiling” that holds back their progress in education and beyond, a social mobility charity warns in a report published today.
The consequences of growing up in an impoverished family begin...
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017
Future of education threatened, warn workers
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney 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