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‘Crisis? What crisis?’ (updated – again)

21 Feb

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ (updated – again)

Responses to articles on TES, BBC, Guardian etc on teacher recruitment and retention, plus joint union statement and responses to NAO report and Ofsted commentary. Further reports and comment, including from Commons Education Committee…

Wake up to early years funding crisis and importance of union membership

16 Feb

Wake up to early years funding crisis and importance of union membership

General Secretary Deborah Lawson interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Wake Up To Money’, 16 February 2017.

New research project: early years inspections. Could you help?

15 Feb

New research project: early years inspections. Could you help?

Research looking at the inspection experience of early years registered providers. Voice wants to hear from providers and practitioners…

Why Voice supports the Save Our Early Years campaign (updated) #SaveOurEarlyYears

14 Feb

Why Voice supports the Save Our Early Years campaign (updated)  #SaveOurEarlyYears

Campaign for the Government to reverse its decision that all Level 3 Early Years Educators (EYEs) must have at least a Grade C in GCSE English and maths to count in the ratios – with no equitable alternative at Level 2 such as Functional Skills allowed.

Bodycams in schools: Big Brother or protection for staff? (+poll) (updated)

10 Feb

Bodycams in schools: Big Brother or protection for staff?  (+poll) (updated)

Pilot scheme in two schools, TES survey results and Voice poll (right).