Teachers' strike could see all but most vulnerable children sent home

As three education unions ballot members on strike action, CPS Head of Education Mark Lehain warns that strikes could “undermine” teachers’ work.

In an article in the Daily Telegraph, Mark said he was concerned strikes could damage the profession and the wellbeing of students, saying “I would be urging everyone working in schools to think twice about voting to strike. It’s never achieved anything in the past, and right now the most important thing for young people in this country is to be in school where they’re safe and they can learn. A strike would undermine all of the good work that teachers have done over the last few years holding stuff together during the pandemic.”

Read the full article here.

Date Added: Saturday 31st December 2022