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Blog: How should teachers influence education policy?

Work-to-rule industrial action has received mixed responses. Some think it does teachers no favours, others that it has never been more necessary. With only 40% of teachers in recent research saying that industrial action was important to them, is there an alternative way of channelling this passion to influence policy?

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Teachers don't like industrial action: DfE survey confirms edapt's findings

The Department for Education has published a survey which confirms many teachers are ignoring work-to-rule directives laid down by teachers unions - because they join unions primarily for protection and support in the workplace.

The findings of the NFER Teacher Voice Omnibus Survey" Understanding union membership and activity" published on the DfE website last Friday night show that only 9% of teachers believe work to rule is having any impact, with 76% giving their primary reason for the belief as "because staff are not working to rule"

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Industrial action - NW June 27th

Guidance for teachers during industrial action

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In preparation for the series of joint industrial action from the teacher unions NUT and NASUWT starting in the North West on June 27th, Edapt has published guidance for all teachers, including for those teachers who will not be taking part in the strike action, on what procedures they need to follow during industrial action.

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Guidance during strike action

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A period of industrial action is difficult  for all teachers whether they have chosen to take part or not.  Edapt has published guidance for all teachers, including for those teachers who will not be taking part in the strike action, on what procedures they need to follow during industrial action.

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Guidance during upcoming strike action - July 10th 2014

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A period of industrial action is difficult  for all teachers whether they choose to take part or not.  Edapt has published guidance for all teachers, including for those teachers who will not be taking part in the strike action, on what procedures they need to follow during industrial action.

Download the guidance

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