This article speaks to the necessity for teachers unions to work together and applies as much to New Zealand as it does to the UK:
“An analysis of the different agendas reveals common commitments to:
- a broad and balanced curriculum
- a fully qualified teaching profession and national pay framework
- opposition to marketisation and education for profit
- recognition that schools can’t do their work unless governments do theirs – by ending child poverty.
Of course these broad commitments will hide differences of detail over specific issues. “
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