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- What the papers say. // Education (14637073);3/29/2002, Issue 50, pN.PAG
Gives details on issues concerning education covered by newspapers in Great Britain as of March 2002. Importance for the government to prioritize spending on education; Stance of teacher union members on the proposed merger of three British teacher unions; Content of the opinion piece issued by...
- NAHT backs the baccalaureate. // Education (14637073);5/21/2004, Issue 145, p1
Reports on the response of the National Association of Head Teachers to the Interim Report from Mike Tomlinson's Working Group on 14-19 educational reform in Great Britain. Issues that must be addressed in conjunction to the reform; Stand of the union in having two types of diplomas and grading...
- Teachers demand 35-hour week. Joseph, Colin // Public Finance;04/20/2001, p14
Reports that the National Union of Teachers in Great Britain voted for industrial action in support of a maximum 35-hour week. Alliance formed by teaching unions aimed at reviewing pay and conditions; Aim of equalizing pay and conditions for teachers in England, Wales and Scotland; Additional...
- Media Watch: Real concerns. // Education Journal;Apr2008, Issue 109, p24
The article discusses issues and topics related to the media coverage of three teachers' organizations in Great Britain. These organizations, including the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT), the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Association of...
- Union Mergers. Nash, Ian // Education Journal;Aug2008, Issue 111, p10
The author reflects upon the merger of the various education related unions in Great Britain. He states that the mergers represented a shift in the entire educational scenario of Great Britain and opines that the mergers are helping to overcome the boundaries of different sectors. He comments...
- Funding and workload: NUT survey. // Education (14637073);4/25/2003, Issue 99, p3
Presents a review of an independent survey of the National Union of Teachers on school budget and teacher workload in Great Britain. Minimum percentage increase in budget to maintain existing school provisions; Three areas for implementation by the government's agreement with the other...
- NUT president backs comprehensives. // Education (14637073);4/25/2003, Issue 99, p4
Provides information on the presidential address of Lesley Auger, president of the National Union of Teachers at the union's Easter conference in 2003. Support for the comprehensive education in Great Britain; Comments on transfer tests; Campaign supported by the Socialist Education Association.
- Let students opt out of maths, president says. // Education (14637073);4/25/2003, Issue 99, p5
Deals with the proposal of Terry Bladen, president of the National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers to give students the right to drop their math subjects. Significance of the proposal on schools in Great Britain.
- Media Watch. // Education Journal;Apr2002, Issue 62, p14
Focuses on the different media coverage related to education in Great Britain. Militancy during the teachers' union conferences; Merger of teachers' unions; Renouncement of academic spin-offs.