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Can united teachers’ unions work together to turn the tide?

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. “

Read more via Can united teachers’ unions turn the tide?.

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