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Teachers warn: We will ballot for strike if cuts are not reversed in autumn statement

Teachers threw down the gauntlet to an incoming government today – warning of a national strike ballot if it did not reverse education cuts in its first autumn statement.










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Teachers threaten to ballot on strike action as early as summer term over expected cuts

Teachers are threatening to ballot on strike action as early as the summer term over what they expect will be dramatic cuts in school budgets over the next year.










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Strike closes secondary school sites

Staff at a school in Hove stage a one-day strike over plans to turn it into an academy.
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VIDEO: Teachers strike closes schools

Members of the National Union of Teachers stayed away from work on Wednesday closing 20% of schools in England and Wales.
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VIDEO: NUT defends ‘legitimate’ strike vote

NUT head Christine Blower defends her union’s mandate for strike action, following criticisms of the date and turnout of the ballot.
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VIDEO: Gove criticises ‘damaging’ strike

Michael Gove criticises what he calls “an ideologically motivated minority” of NUT members for a planned walkout by teachers on Thursday.
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Teachers stage day of strike action

Thousands of pupils in England and Wales will miss lessons on Thursday as members of the National Union of Teachers walk out on strike.
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Gove urges teachers to call off strike

Education Secretary Michael Gove is calling on teachers to “reconsider” plans for a strike on Thursday.
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People without CRB checks could work with kids at schools when teachers strike on Thursday

Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said today.









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Teachers’ strike set for 10 July

Schools in England and Wales face disruption next month, as the National Union of Teachers says it will take strike action.
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