If higher-level assistants can now 'teach', should qualified teachers boycott the NASUWT?
petekeefe: We're all stuffed - teachers will be casualised journeymen on 10 grand a year before too long and glad of the work when they can get it.
Mymouse: TAs are a cost-effective benefit to everyone. They don't teach in our school, but cover and give extra help to teachers and pupils.
Lovebubble: The problem is that England has not got one main union that has the power to stop the dumbing down of the profession - and it is a profession.