A strike by members of the NASUWT teachers’ union will affect schools across Belfast and Newtownabbey this Wednesday (30 November). The industrial action will affect individual schools differently, depending on how many of their staff are NASUWT members. Some are closing for the day whilst others are opening for certain classes only.
The union – the largest teaching union in Northern Ireland – says that this will be the first phase in a rolling series of strikes, which will target different areas of Northern Ireland as a dispute over teachers’ pay and workload continues. (more…)Read More