Theatre saved

8th March 1996 at 00:00
The pioneering work of Coventry's Belgrade Theatre-in-Education company has been saved by a deal with the actors' union Equity.

In January the theatre's management board decided to make 11 staff redundant and end TIE work. Equity blacklisted the theatre and it was threatened with closure. But the union suspended the boycott while negotiations took place.

The management has now agreed to fund jointly with Equity a head of education development, the 11 staff who will be made redundant at the end of the month will be employed on casual contracts and four staff will be employed from September to help develop TIE.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now