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2015/04/16 09:09
2015/04/16 09:09
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Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary Here are some more figures indicating the number of pupils gaining their first choice. Remember! We will have a table later in the day. Tower Hamlets 85.2 per...
2015/04/16 09:09
2015/04/16 09:09
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2015/04/15 23:37
2015/04/15 23:37
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The statistics, obtained by the Labour Party through Freedom of Information Act requests, are released as hundreds of thousands of four- and five-year-olds find out which school they will attend in...
2015/04/08 00:47
2015/04/08 00:47
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Teachers are being forced to share rooms because they can’t afford a home of their own, a conference heard today. And they threatened to strike unless the next Government after May’s General Election...
2015/04/07 13:41
2015/04/07 13:41
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Young teachers are being forced to share rooms and struggle to get mortgages due to low salaries with little chance of pay rises, a union has claimed. New teachers are becoming demoralised and...
2015/04/07 12:37
2015/04/07 12:37
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Delegates at the National Union of Teachers unanimously backed a move to warn of strike action if the incoming government fail to agree to restore the cash over a fixed timetable. The conference in...
2015/04/07 00:21
2015/04/07 00:21
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FORWARD THINKING: Christine Blower, general secretary at the National Union of Teachers, wants to change the school curriculum to promote democratic values [Press Association] Religious campaigners...
2015/04/06 22:18
2015/04/06 22:18
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Teachers are being turned into “frontline stormtroopers” under new counter-terror rules to report pupils suspected of Islamic extremism, teachers claimed today. And the Tory-led Coalition’s moves to...
2015/04/06 19:37
2015/04/06 19:37
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Officials at both the 330,000-strong National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which boasts 170,000 members, believe such a move will give the profession a...
2015/04/06 16:10
2015/04/06 16:10
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WALK-OUT: Hundreds of school were shut the latest time teachers went on strike [GETTY] Members of the the largest teaching union in the UK have voted for further walk-outs following the General...
2015/04/06 00:17
2015/04/06 00:17
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... killer’ asbestos is claiming the lives of up to 300 former pupils and 15 teachers a year, a shock report reveals today. And experts fear the death rates are set to rise as a survey of...
2015/04/05 00:37
2015/04/05 00:37
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Delegates at the National Union of Teachers conference in Harrogate voted unanimously in favour of persuading schools to refuse to take part in a pilot of the test this September – leading to a...
2015/04/04 09:34
2015/04/04 09:34
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Under-pressure children are becoming stressed, anxious and even losing interest in education because of an overwhelming focus on tests and exams, teachers are claiming. Many school workers believe...
2015/04/04 06:09
2015/04/04 06:09
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A resolution due to be put forward at the conference says: "Primary schools are now being driven more and more towards a test and accountability culture which in turn makes them drive children of...
2015/04/04 00:37
2015/04/04 00:37
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The study, by Professor Merryn Hutchings from London Metropolitan University for the National Union of Teachers, says pupils are becoming "anxious, stressed and disaffected" because the new more...
2015/04/03 15:46
2015/04/03 15:46
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An emergency motion to be debated at the National Union of Teachers' annual conference in Harrogate on Sunday warns local councils are already planning education spending cuts of up to 10 per...
2015/04/02 23:40
2015/04/02 23:40
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The NASUWT teaching union alone secured compensation of £19.7m for its members during 2014. The compensation was awarded for successful claims for unfair dismissal, personal injuries, criminal...
2015/03/29 22:37
2015/03/29 22:37
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But an investigation by The Independent has revealed that those adverts at times feature sugary products like Coca-Cola and Haribo which, if broadcast on terrestrial children’s television, would be...
2015/03/27 02:10
2015/03/27 02:10
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SCHOOL'S OUT: Teachers believe students from a poorer economic background should be allowed to go on holiday during the school term [GETTY ] Union leaders believe only the wealthy can afford family...
2015/04/16 09:09
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