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The NASUWT press office can be contacted on the details below.

Please note these numbers are for journalists only. NASUWT members seeking advice or support should contact their National Executive Member or Regional Centre (please click on the links for contact information)

Lena Davies

E-mail: lena.davies@mail.nasuwt.org.uk
Tel: 0121 457 6250
Mobile (and out of hours contact): 07867 392 746

Ben Padley

E-mail: ben.padley@mail.nasuwt.org.uk
Tel: 0121 457 6269
Mobile (and out of hours contact): 07785 463 119

Amanda Williamson

E-mail: amanda.williamson@mail.nasuwt.org.uk
Tel: 0121 457 6239
Mobile (and out of hours contact) 0774 124 6202

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Redundancy announcements - Shambolic process24/07/2014 12:29

Anxiety and uncertainty remains for dozens of teachers in shambolic process which has been characterised by confusion and delay

Peter Clarke's report on the 'Trojan Horse' investigation - 'an inconvenient truth for the coalition government'22/07/2014 15:09

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.

NASUWT comments on 'Trojan Horse' investigation report18/07/2014 17:12

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.

Prime Minister challenged on ballot announcement18/07/2014 16:12

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.

NASUWT responds to the appointment of the new Secretary of State for Education15/07/2014 10:54

The NASUWT has always sought to engage constructively with the Secretary of State for Education and will continue to do so.

NASUWT comments on LGA's call for education trusts09/07/2014 9:43

“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."

High-Quality Vocational Learning Needs Imporoved Funding08/07/2014 15:40

“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.”

NASUWT comments on CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey04/07/2014 11:25

"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."

TALIS survey should serve as a wake-up call to the Coalition25/06/2014 16:11

"Teachers are working much longer hours, and are spending much of their working time on pointless bureaucracy and administration."

Freedoms and fragmentation puts pupils at risk24/06/2014 16:57

Nearly a third of schools outside of local authority control in a HSE survey were found to be failing to meet their responsibilities on managing asbestos

Telford teachers to strike.16/06/2014 10:31

NASUWT members at New College Telford are taking strike action after their employer withheld the 1% pay award from staff.

Lib Dems call for restoration of educational entitlements they were instrumental in removing13/06/2014 9:44

"Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats are delusional if they think this airbrushes their collusion with the Conservatives on damaging education policies."

NASUWT comments on the Pupil Premium survey13/06/2014 9:29

"As with so much of the Coalition's education policy it is the disadvantaged and vulnerable children who are penalised."

NASUWT comments on the 'New Deal'10/06/2014 16:36

Teachers will welcome the commitment to professional development but resources need to be in place to ensure success

Assault on teachers' pay continues10/06/2014 15:33

“The 1% pay award continues four years of deep cuts to teachers’ pay."

NASUWT comments on Ofsted reports on Birmingham schools09/06/2014 17:01

“The NASUWT will be studying the Ofsted reports in detail. Our priority is to support our members who are under great pressure and stress."

NASUWT supports calls to get global education goals back on track06/06/2014 18:02

International community must recommit to its vision of education for all

Additional in-service day welcomed05/06/2014 12:06

The NASUWT welcomes the Scottish Government granting the Union's request for an additional in-service day for primary teachers during the 2014/15 academic year.

NASUWT comments on the Queen's Speech04/06/2014 12:40

"It is deeply disappointing that there is no change signalled in the Queen’s Speech regarding the direction of education policy."

NASUWT comments on Developing Scotland's Young Workforce report03/06/2014 14:46

"For far too long vocational education has been seen as a second-class option and has not been afforded the parity of esteem it deserves."


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