Sinister side of workload deal

12th December 2003 at 00:00
We call upon the national teacher associations who signed the workload agreement in good faith to withdraw support for it.

The TES front-page article "Schools without teachers" has highlighted the sinister side of the agreement: it will force schools to employ non-qualified teachers. Again it is the most vulnerable pupils who will be affected most, perpetuating the gulf between the privileged and those on the bottom rung of the education ladder.

The senior leadership team

Sudbury primary school

Watford Road

Wembley, Middlesex

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