After what seems to have been an extraordinary amount of time, the Teaching Council have finally published a statement criticising the government regarding the pay inequality situation. While I appreciate that the Teaching Council have no role in fixing the problem, I hope this is the start of the council in having more of an understanding … Read more
A few months ago, the INTO encouraged their members to vote in favour of the Lansdowne Road Agreement despite the fact that pay inequality for post-2011 teachers was to remain as part of the deal. Today at the congress, they are calling for pay inequality to be stopped as if this had always been their mantra.
I hate to be grumbling but I was utterly dismayed to read the INTO endorsing the hashtag #PledgeForParity on International Women’s Day. It’s not that I’m against the concept at all but I’m sure it feels very tasteless to the many of their members who were sold out during the Lansdowne Road Agreement when the INTO endorsed acceptance … Read more