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Press: Teaching unions - who needs them?

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On first encounter, the thing that strikes you about John Roberts is his youthful looks. A keen climber, he has already climbed mountains, scaled previously never-scaled cliff faces and become possibly the youngest assistant headteacher in the country at the age of 24.

John Roberts, now 28, agrees the number of subscribers to his service could well increase if the dispute...

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Easter Conferences: Time for teaching unions to resurrect themselves?

Every Easter the education sector holds its collective breath, waiting for the next politically driven diatribe to be launched from the teaching unions’ conferences.  “It’s not our fault”, comes the cry from the unions, responsibility for our actions lies with the Secretary of State and his political meddling. True in part, but such tirades, and their underlying political bias, do nothing but damage to the perception of the teaching profession, its reputation and its morale.

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BBC5 Live: Are teaching unions fully representative of their membership?

BBCEdapt's CEO John Roberts discusses the proposed strike action with John Dixon from the National Union of Teachers and a host of classroom teachers and parents on BBC 5 Live's Tony Livesey morning show.  Great to hear a teacher commit to subscribing to edapt live on air!

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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 national strike action

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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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