Michael Gove has finally pushed the teacher unions into strike action.
Teacher unions are the same the world over. no matter the results they claim they have a world-renowned system, refuse all changes, and oppose any competition to their entrenched old school ways of protecting mediocrity and rewarding tenure.
Moreover they always claim their work load is high yet enjoy the longest holidays of any “profession”. In short they are bludging ratbags.
The two big teaching unions in England and Wales confirm more walkouts over pay, pensions and workload.
Teachers are to stage a one-day national walkout in the autumn in a continuing row over pay, pensions and workload, it was announced today.
Every region in England and Wales will be affected by regional strikes in the first and third week of October, the NASUWT and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) said.
This will be followed by a national strike later in the term.
The announcement comes just weeks after the two unions staged a regional walkout in the north west.
The Government has condemned the action. Read more »