Possible strikes incoming as teachers demand the same pay rise as other public sector workers.

Original article published by The Independent. We are all in this together. It really is time to put an end to the forced austerity measures imposed by the Government so we can start investing in the future on our nation. We've got intelligent, tolerant and caring kids coming through the ranks at the moment. They … Continue reading Possible strikes incoming as teachers demand the same pay rise as other public sector workers.

One in five teachers wrongly believe ‘backdoor exclusions’ are allowed, study finds.

Originally posted by 'The Independent'. Amanda Spielman appears to be incredibly concerned about everything. I read an article earlier this month which stated she was concerned about schools 'shoveling' kids back to parents, because teachers can't cope with the behaviour of some young people. Now, she's concerned about the number of home educated students and … Continue reading One in five teachers wrongly believe ‘backdoor exclusions’ are allowed, study finds.

The funding crisis in UK schools is real.

This provides support to what I've been saying since 2016. School budgets are projected to have been cut by 5% from 2015 - 2020. That is on top of the 5% cut in funding from 2010 - 2015. Is it a surprise that one in four schools are now operating at a deficit? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/16/the-guardian-view-on-schools-and-austerity-more-than-a-funding-crisis It … Continue reading The funding crisis in UK schools is real.