The NASUWT press office can be contacted on the details below.
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Tel: 0121 457 6250
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“It is clear that standards have been maintained across the board and credit for that must go to teachers who have, yet again, pulled out all the stops to ensure that young people are supported to achieve their best."
“Teachers in Northern Ireland have achieved these results despite the fact that they continue to face serious challenges to their working conditions."
“Congratulations must go to young people and their teachers who have worked so hard to deliver yet another excellent set of results."
“The fact is that tomorrow’s results will have been achieved despite the Government’s reforms, not because of them.”
As schools in Scotland return for the start of the new academic year, the NASUWT has warned that teacher workload, stress and uncertainty will continue to increase as the profession struggles to implement reform.
NASUWT comments on a survey showing the costs parents face in sending their children back to school for the new academic year.
NASUWT comments on the appointment of Patricia Rice as the new chair of the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB)
NASUWT comments on a report showing that the pupil intake of many free schools is not representative of the communities they are located in.
“If teachers are to continue to be able to support pupils in achieving such high standards in public examinations, it is critical that they are given the working conditions to enable them to ensure children and young people are able to receive the highest standards of education."
NASUWT has highlighted the Coalition Government's 'broken promises' to children and young people on the anniversary of the 1944 Education Act which established a national eductaion service.
NASUWT comments on the appointment of David Hoare, businessman and board member of the AET academy chain, as the new chair of Ofsted.
Anxiety and uncertainty remains for dozens of teachers in shambolic process which has been characterised by confusion and delay
The Report is an inconvenient truth for the Coalition Government; it exposes a litany of failures which strike at the heart of the Coalition Government’s education policy.
Excessive freedoms and flexibilities given to schools by the Coalition Government means the school system is at the mercy of poor governance and leadership and management practices.
If the Prime Minister believes that a threshold of 50% is an appropriate mandate for trade union ballots then it clearly would be hypocritical not to apply the same standard to other elections affecting public services.
The NASUWT has always sought to engage constructively with the Secretary of State for Education and will continue to do so.
“The recommendation by the LGA is a welcome addition to the debate about how to overcome the democratic deficit which is blighting public education and undermining public confidence and trust in our schools."
“Employers who say they want to see greater skills in the workforce also have to put their money where their mouths are and play their part in helping to build the highly-skilled economy our country needs.”
"One fact often omitted by these surveys is the scandalously low level of investment in workforce training and development made by employers in this country in comparison with other industrialised countries."
"Teachers are working much longer hours, and are spending much of their working time on pointless bureaucracy and administration."
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