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Teachers set to take action
11:28am Tuesday 11th September 2012 in News
TEACHERS are to take industrial action short of a strike in their bitter dispute with the Government over pay, jobs, pensions and workloads.
The National Union of Teachers and NASUWT said their members will take co-ordinated action from September 26.
The unions said the aim was not to affect pupils, with the action including not attending meetings, filling in forms or covering for absent staff.
Unions said the action was intended to be pupil, parent and public-friendly, whilst resisting Government policies which they said were undermining teachers' ability to work effectively.
Christine Blower, general secretary of the NUT, said: "Teachers' morale is dangerously low.”