Steve Sinnott, General Secretary, National Union of Teachers, Europe’s largest teaching union comments on the research into dyslexia by Xtraordinary People ‘Screening for Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties'.
Steve Sinnott, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, Europe’s largest teaching union comments on the Ed Balls’ proposal to introduce a new Masters qualification for teachers.
“There is every argument for ensuring that teachers are at the edge of their game when it comes to skills and knowledge. It may be that a Masters degree provides a framework for teachers’ professional development.
North-American, Australian, South-Korean, UK and Caribbean teachers’ chorus of opposition to video game condoning bullying in school.
A coalition of eight teacher organizations representing over 4-million teachers in North America, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Australia and the Caribbean has joined in an unprecedented effort to condemn bullying and cyberbullying in all its forms. The outcry by teacher organizations representing is sparked by the pending release of Bully – Scholarship Edition.
Steve Sinnott, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, Europe’s largest teaching union comments on the latest video game release from Rockstar, Bully-Scholarship Edition.
“At a time when there is a growing concern about bullying in schools and the increasing violence shown towards teachers, the idea of a game that rewards bullies and those who engage in brutal and savage attacks is irresponsible in the extreme.
“I call upon Amazon, Game, Play and HMV to withdraw this product from sale immediately”.
A school governing body yesterday apologised, unreservedly, for the homophobic comments made by a head teacher which forced a young gay teacher to resign from his job at an inner city school in London.