Education

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Holiday pay for ‘term-time’ workers should not be pro-rated

Holiday pay for permanent staff who only work part of the year – such as term-time workers – should be...

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Study busts myths on students’ work expectations

2 Aug 2019

Most undergraduates have a nuanced view of ethics and morality when it comes to selecting a company to work for after graduation

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Public sector pay rises will come from existing budgets

22 Jul 2019

The austerity belt has been further loosened with the announcement of public sector pay rises above the rate of inflation, the largest in six years.

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Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

19 Jul 2019

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

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Technical qualifications to be revamped to boost uptake

9 Jul 2019

Level 4 and 5 qualifications are to become Higher Technical Qualifications under new proposals.

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Teachers facing one of the highest global workload “burdens”

20 Jun 2019

The government has failed to tackle the “workload burden” many teachers face, it has been claimed, after a report found...

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Oxford University’s retirement age not discriminatory, tribunal finds

23 May 2019

A former Oxford University academic who was forced to retire at 67 has lost his claim for unfair dismissal and...

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Academic staff suffer ‘epidemic’ of poor mental health

23 May 2019

There is an “epidemic” of poor mental health among higher education staff, according to Freedom of Information requests gathered from...

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Older teachers risk ‘dying in classrooms’ if health needs are ignored, warns union

25 Apr 2019

Schools and colleges have been urged to better monitor the health of teaching staff as many older teachers “risk dying...

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One in five teachers stressed most of the time

25 Feb 2019

Working conditions need to improve and workloads must become more manageable if schools are to stem the number of teachers...

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Retention of teachers becomes urgent as pupil numbers soar

2 Nov 2018

School leaders in the state sector face having to fill increasing numbers of vacancies, with lack of job satisfaction a...

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Teachers and students at risk of asbestos exposure in schools

23 Apr 2018

A lack of uniformity in how asbestos exposure is dealt with in school academies is putting both staff and students...

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Pilot flexible working programmes for teachers announced

31 Oct 2017

Justine Greening has announced new pilot programmes to look at ways of supporting and employing teachers flexibly, and enhancing coaching...

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Nurses and teachers choose agency work for better work-life balance, report finds

23 Feb 2017

Teachers and nurses are choosing to work through agencies because they are disillusioned with permanent work, research has found.
A...

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NUT teachers on strike

Teachers’ strike: employees’ rights to time off

26 Mar 2014

Thousands of employers and their staff face disruption today as teachers strike over pay, pensions and working conditions.
Many schools...

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