If you’re working in FE, it definitely pays to be at the top

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Money, cash, dosh, moolah, wonga, lolly – whatever you call it, it’s been painfully clear for quite some time that colleges don’t have enough of it.

And nobody has felt this more keenly than college teachers. While their school-based peers are revelling in their own long-overdue pay rise, FE’s front-line workers are yet to see any similar efforts to increase their salary.

So it’s perhaps no surprise that four colleges will be going on strike this autumn.

And if you’re wondering why more won’t be joining in, the answer is simple.

Nationally in England, 85 per cent of those who took part in ...

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