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Teachers have suspended what would have been the first strike action against one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools.

Hundreds of teachers sign up for 'no-strike' service offering alternative to trade unions

Hundreds of teachers have signed up for a new no-strike legal service offering an alternative to trade union membership, it was claimed today.

David Laws said Labour plans for MOT-style tests on teachers would be a

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Labour's Shadow Education Secretary unveiled his plans on Wednesday

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Many allegations are likely to be 'malicious', insist teachers' unions

Top teachers could earn up to £70,000 a year

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Salaries could rise to that height within five to eight years, says think tank

The National Union of Teachers and the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers have warned they plan to resume strike action by mid-February if there is no sign of 'significant progress' in talks with Education Secretary Michael Gove

Teachers threaten more strikes as talks with Michael Gove stumble

Any national strike action is likely to mean that most state schools would be forced to close or stay partially open with children being sent home

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Michael Gove is addicted to taunting post-New Labour about Tony Blair

Tristram Hunt: The teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman claims this is 'dumbing down'

Outrage as failing South Leeds Academy seeks unqualified maths teachers

Teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman Tristram Hunt claim this is 'dumbing down'

Teacher ‘told to sound less northern’ after southern Ofsted inspection

Union outraged after school bosses set Cumbrian woman ‘target’ of losing accent

The number of grammar school pupils went up by 32,000 during the lifetime of the Blair government

Rise in grammar school pupils is selective education ‘by stealth’

Teachers’ union leaders say increasing number of selective places is not best way to raise standards

Katherine Birbalsingh with the Education Secretary Michael Gove at the 2010 Conservative conference

Tories' top teacher Katherine Birbalsingh to open free school in Brent after long battle

Katherine Birbalsingh set for return after speech at Conservative Party Conference cost her a previous job

Teachers stage one-day strike in defiance of Education Secretary

Thousands of schools close as staff members protest Michael Gove’s refusal to open dialogue on pay, pensions and workload

Industrial action - the latest in a wave of regional strikes - has been organised by two of England's biggest teaching unions

Thousands of schoolchildren affected as teachers strike over pay

Industrial action - the latest in a wave of regional strikes - has been organised by two of England's biggest teaching unions

Teaching union furious as Islamic free school staff are told they must wear hijab even if they are not Muslim

Staff at Al-Madinah School reportedly spotted removing headscarves as they left premises for lunch

100 schools lose Ofsted outstanding rating

More than 100 outstanding schools have been stripped of the top rating by Ofsted because their teaching was not of the highest standard, it has emerged.

Teachers to stage a one-day national walkout

Teachers are to stage a one-day national walkout in the autumn in a continuing row over pay, pensions and workload, it was announced today.

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