Teacher shortages

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Paralysis from Tory leadership race is damaging pay talks, say doctors and teachers
Union warnings of strike action in key public sectors are coupled with fears of schools funding crisis

Michael Savage Policy Editor

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Teaching unions warn of strikes in England despite reports of improved pay offer
Review body said to have told DfE 3% rise inadequate and instead recommended 5%

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Jul, 2022 @1:54 PM

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‘I can’t stay. It’s not enough’: why are teachers leaving Australian schools?
Australia is facing mass teacher unrest and an exodus from the profession. Teachers on the cusp of leaving explain why

Gabbie Stroud

26, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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English schools warn of acute teacher shortages without ‘inflation plus’ pay deal
Figures show impact of pay on recruitment as unions tell education secretary to compensate for inflation or face strikes

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Largest teaching union threatens to ballot members in England on strike action
National Education Union writes to education secretary Nadhim Zahawi, calling for ‘inflation-plus’ pay rise

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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New strike chaos as teachers and NHS staff warn of action over pay
Rail unions set to walk out on Tuesday, as clashes loom over public sector pay offers falling short of inflation

Toby Helm, Michael Savage and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Jun, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Parents’ worsening behaviour on social media creating stress and heavier workloads, school principals say
NSW secondary school leaders say parents starting ‘social media hate campaigns’ instead of resolving complaints in person

Tamsin Rose

18, May, 2022 @3:34 AM

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Number of male teachers in England at all-time low as pay levels drop
New research also raises alarm over lack of minority ethnic senior teaching staff

Michael Savage Policy Editor

07, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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School leader retention rates in England declining, DfE data shows
More than one in three secondary school leaders quit at some point in five years after their appointment

Sally Weale Education correspondent

26, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Parents targeting teachers with ‘aggressive’ emails since Covid outbreak
NASUWT say tutors being contacted 24 hours of the day as job parameters become blurred amid pandemic

Sally Weale education correspondent

17, Apr, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Seven in 10 teachers in England thought of leaving in past year, poll shows
NASUWT demands pay rise as half of those surveyed say they have cut back on food spending and others have used charities

Sally Weale Education correspondent

14, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Mary Bousted on Tory education: ‘To destroy children’s hope is wicked. We do it on a grand scale’
The co-head of the National Education Union is banking on her new book to spark a debate on how to empower and retain teachers – and give children a chance

Donna Ferguson

09, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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