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Education unions 2002 Wednesday, 9 June, 2004, 12:48 GMT 13:48 UK
conference hall Season of discontent for teachers
The teaching unions have been flexing their muscles at their annual conferences - News Online looks behind the rhetoric.
Zero tolerance over unruly parents
Bullying parents can be a bigger threat to school discipline than "thuggish pupils", and must not be tolerated, say head teachers.
Delegates at an EIS conference Highers broadside at union chiefs
The leaders of Scotland's largest teaching union are told to reconsider their stance on internal assessments for Higher Still.
exam Pupils 'failed' by maths exam
Teachers say tough maths exams at AS-level will make the shortage of maths teachers worse than ever.
paperwork Teachers warn Brown on funding
A teachers' leader tells Chancellor Gordon Brown that he must fund the changes necessary to end the dispute over workload.
Overseas teacher in London Third World schools 'sucked dry'
British teachers advocate a levy on the "poaching" of school staff from developing countries.
pupils Spin doctors 'damage' schools
Head teachers accuse Downing Street spin doctors of damaging teachers' morale and encouraging them to leave the profession.
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Too many hours
Do teachers have too much work to do?

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The full story of England's teacher shortageShort staffed
The row over England's teacher shortage

Teachers dream of footballers' pay
Football v teacher pay


Life wrecked by classroom assault
Legacy of violent pupil


Tradition of minister baiting lives on
Tradition of heckling


Mick BrookesHead's tale
'My 25,000 school deficit'

Pupil support
Classroom helper quells "Mums' Army" fears

Teacher drain
Union condemns "plundering" of foreign teachers

Vote for action
Teachers say yes to action over long hours

Estelle  Morris gives parents a warningParents warned
Minister talks tough on pupil misbehaviour

Teacher gets a trolley to cart her files around Teaching aid
Trolley helps with all the paperwork
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