BRITAIN’S largest teaching union NUT joined the growing chorus of voices yesterday against the Open University’s (OU) “discriminatory” ban on Cuban students.
NUT general secretary Kevin Courtney has written to OU secretary Keith Zimmerman, calling for the policy...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Teachers, Parents and Kids Fight for our Education (While Greening Stays at Home)
Monday 17th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
FIREFIGHTERS and teaching unions accused the government yesterday of putting “profit before children’s safety” over plans that would weaken fire safety in schools.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU), the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
A VIDEO by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) highlighting the disastrous effects of Tory cuts has “gone viral” on social media, reaching 3.2 million people in just three days.
The School Cuts film, released at the weekend, reveals that “one school is about to lose...
Wednesday 31st May 2017
‘Politically neutral’ group speaks out
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
by Felicity Collier
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
CHILDREN from the poorest backgrounds undergo “incredibly unreliable” testing when it comes to the 11-plus exam for entry to grammar schools, an education campaign group warned yesterday.
Youngsters who are eligible for free school meals...
Saturday 6th May 2017
SCHOOLS are “murdering” children at the age of five by refusing to remove asbestos from their buildings, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) conference heard yesterday.
Delegates overwhelmingly endorsed a call for the government to bring in asbestos air tests to assess the...
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
SCHOOLS should prepare for a “crucial election for education,” the leader of the National Union of Teachers said yesterday.
Closing the union’s last conference before it merges with the ATL in Cardiff yesterday, Kevin Courtney warned that new grammar schools were...
Massive workloads ‘are pushing people out of the profession’
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017