Teachers vote to strike in June over pay

Telegraph - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 10:17
National Union of Teachers (NUT) votes for national strike action in the week beginning Monday, June 23, if pay, pensions and conditions dispute not resolved






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Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 10:00
An expert on revision gives his top five tips on how to revise for exam success Continue reading...






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Teachers: ‘Our pupils are targeting us on social media’ with more than a quarter victims of abuse

The Independent - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 07:50

Teachers are facing an increasing barrage of “vile” sexual abuse, unfair allegations of incompetence and videos of themselves taken without their consent being posted online by their pupils, according to a report seen by The Independent.


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School pupils trolling teachers with 'vile' abuse on Facebook and Twitter

Telegraph - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 06:30
Research by the NASUWT union finds that almost one-in-five teachers have been subjected to offensive slurs on social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter






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One in five teachers abused online by parents and pupils, survey says

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 06:00
Many teachers do not report abuse due to management failure in dealing with previous incidents, NASUWT study finds Continue reading...






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Older women teachers 'singled out for sack while they go through menopause'

The Independent - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 01:33

Older women teachers are being singled out for the sack while they go through the menopause, teachers' leaders declared on Sunday.








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Teachers: ‘Our pupils are targeting us’ with more than a quarter victims of abuse on social media

The Independent - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 00:00

Teachers are facing an increasing barrage of “vile” sexual abuse, unfair allegations of incompetence and videos of themselves taken without their consent being posted online by their pupils, according to a report seen by The Independent.








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Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw takes charge of Birmingham ‘Islamist’ schools inquiry

The Independent - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 22:51

The Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, is to take personal charge of the investigation into claims that Muslim hardliners have taken over a number of schools in Birmingham and begun segregating boys and girls in class.


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Joint strikes by major teaching unions unlikely

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 20:08
NUT and NASUWT take different stances on industrial action at their respective annual conferences Continue reading...






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Teachers to boycott new 'baseline' test for infants

Telegraph - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 20:07
National Union of Teachers preparing to back plans for campaign of 'non-compliance' around the Coalition's new literacy and numeracy test for four year-olds, saying it will damage children's development






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Teachers consider boycott over testing of four-year-olds

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 18:48
National Union of Teachers conference debates motion criticising plan for 'baseline assessment' of literacy and numeracy Continue reading...






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Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

BBC - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 17:58
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.
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Teachers complain about behaviour of Ofsted inspectors investigating 'plot'

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 17:33
NUT's Birmingham executive says teachers were asked if they were homophobic and were told schools would be downgraded Continue reading...






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Ofsted chief to take charge of probe into Islamic school plot

Telegraph - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 15:52
Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted, will take personal control of the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot in Birmingham as the National Union of Teachers say the investigation is biased






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Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools

BBC - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 13:10
High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT has heard.
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Extremism in Birmingham schools?

BBC - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 12:47
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools
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Teachers' election year strike threat

BBC - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 11:48
The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.
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Teachers put strike vote on hold

BBC - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 10:39
The NUT conference rejects calls for a four-day autumn strike, but could still press for a summer classroom walk-out
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Islamist plot in schools: At last, Ofsted knows it must act

Telegraph - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 07:30
Those denying plot to 'Islamise' schools are starting to look silly in the face of hard evidence






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