Teachers' workload

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Low pay ‘forcing teaching assistants out of UK classrooms’
Three quarters say they feel undervalued and are thinking about quitting, charity warns

Anna Fazackerley

14, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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NASUWT members call for Ofsted abolition to end ‘reign of terror’
Conference accuses inspectorate of ‘mercilessly bullying’ teachers and follows NEU in calling for change

Richard Adams Education editor

10, Apr, 2023 @12:47 PM

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NASUWT teaching union calls for talks after members reject England pay offer
General secretary says vote against one-off bonus and 4.5% pay rise means strikes in summer term ‘could be’ on the cards

Richard Adams in Glasgow

08, Apr, 2023 @2:54 PM

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Schools in England brace for more strikes as NEU rejects pay offer
Members overwhelmingly vote not to accept offer of £1,000 one-off payment and 4.3% pay rise for most teachers

Richard Adams Education editor

03, Apr, 2023 @9:20 AM

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Sheffield school criticised for saying job applicants must be ‘wedded’ to role
Advertisement for assistant headteacher said candidates must be ‘on alert from 7am through until 6pm’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Feb, 2023 @6:01 PM

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Losing our art teacher was the final straw: I knew I had to strike for the sake of my students | James McAsh
Growing class sizes, unqualified staff, much-loved subjects disappearing – this government is happy to offer children the bare minimum. We teachers are not, says primary school teacher James McAsh

James McAsh

01, Feb, 2023 @11:33 AM

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Teachers deserve better, but this strike is not just about pay | Letters
Letters: Year 10 pupil Milly Bell and headteacher Elisabeth Broers are united in support of teachers going on strike this week

31, Jan, 2023 @6:27 PM

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‘Every year more is asked’: teachers in England on why they are striking
While all are dedicated to teaching, exhaustion, falling real-terms pay and a sense of social crisis have pushed them to act

Clea Skopeliti and Jedidajah Otte

30, Jan, 2023 @6:13 PM

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Teachers in England at ‘end of their tether’, says union chief
NEU general secretary says ahead of Wednesday’s strike that teachers are undervalued, underpaid and overworked

Heather Stewart

29, Jan, 2023 @3:23 PM

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The Guardian view on teachers: blame years of cuts for shortages | Editorial
Editorial: Like the NHS, schools face a workforce crisis. It won’t get any better if ministers won’t negotiate on pay


10, Jan, 2023 @6:41 PM

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One-off payment ‘unlikely to avert teacher strikes in England and Wales’
NEU chief welcomes hour-long meeting with ministers on Monday but says ‘months have been wasted’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

09, Jan, 2023 @9:10 AM

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Teaching assistants deserve better | Letters
Despite low pay, too few staff and tough working conditions, TAs continue to show loyalty and dedication to their children

16, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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