A teaching union has called on the Head of Civil Service in Northern Ireland to use his powers to give teachers a pay award.
The NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union, has written to David Sterling, the Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, calling on him to allocate finances to the Department of Education to enable them to make a significant above inflation pay award for teachers for 2017-18.
Latest Blogs1,400 teachers made redundant in Northern Ireland over past three years
Education system ‘facing severe financial challenges’
It is time for an independent, root-and-branch review of education
Secondary school crisis looming due to 2007-2008 baby boom
Nationalists quick to define what they mean by being Irish – so why are unionists so poor at explaining Britishness?
Appointment of new members to the Education Authority Board
Catholic school’s attempt to become integrated rejected
Almost half of young teachers out of work
Single transfer test moves closer
Anti-sectarianism: Key to a united, shared future