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New chair appointed to teachers’ pay body as controversial pay freeze looms

A new chair will take over the School Teachers’ Review Body from September, amid controversy over the upcoming public...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Unions demand ‘immediate’ release of Covid-19 variant school outbreaks data

Unions representing heads, teachers and support staff have demanded the “immediate” release of data on the number of Covid-19...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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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
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Coronavirus: Cabinet minister promises to ‘comfort’ unions as tensions grow over schools plan

A cabinet minister has said the government will work with unions to provide “as much comfort as we possibly...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Unions urge government to ‘step back’ from June 1 school reopening plan

Unions representing hundreds of thousands of school teachers, leaders and support staff have called on the government to “step...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Don’t monitor staff performance, and 6 other points from joint union guidance

The National Education Union, National Association of Head Teachers and Association of School and College leaders have teamed up...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Union ordered to reinstate sacked employee after whistleblowing row

England’s second largest teaching union has been ordered to reinstate a sacked employee after an employment tribunal found it...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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School support staff ‘increasingly’ teaching lessons, union warns

Schools are increasingly deploying support staff to teach lessons, a survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker