Covid

Teachers ‘unsupported’ as Covid outbreaks continue to blight schools

Almost half of teachers report testing positive last term, according to union survey

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

NASUWT votes to ‘mobilise’ for industrial action over pay

Both main teachers' unions have now put strikes on the table, after the NEU voted for an indicative ballot...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Teacher who may never work again after assault gets £850k payout

The compensation is understood to be one of the largest single payouts made to an education professional

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Teachers ‘treated with contempt’ during Covid, says NASUWT leader Roach

Teachers have been “treated with contempt” by the government during the Covid-19 pandemic, the leader of NASUWT will say...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Improving teacher training ‘central’ to Covid recovery plan, says Williamson

Improving training for teachers throughout their careers will be “central” to the government’s Covid recovery plan, the education secretary...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Pupil premium change: Labour accuses government of £133m ‘stealth cut’

The government’s pupil premium funding change is a “stealth cut to school budgets at a time when children need...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Williamson first education secretary to address NASUWT conference in five years

Gavin Williamson will address the annual conference of the NASUWT teaching union this weekend, five years after an education...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Exams 2020: Education unions call for ‘urgent’ inquiry into grades fiasco

Unions representing hundreds of thousands of school staff have demanded an independent inquiry into the exam grades fiasco. Teaching...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Coronavirus: ‘Very real risk’ of spike if schools open too early, say teaching unions

The leaders of England’s two largest teaching unions have come together with others from across the UK and Ireland...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker