From Twitter

19th July 2013 at 01:00

The NUT and the NASUWT, the UK's two biggest teaching unions, have announced plans for regional and national strikes over pay, pensions and working conditions. "If we do not take a stand now to defend the profession, then the consequences for teacher recruitment and education will be disastrous for all," NUT general secretary Christine Blower said.

We need all public sector workers to go on strike for at least two weeks. This way gove (education secretary Michael Gove) must stand down as they can't run country.

@Darranbusby

Parents berate teachers when they take a day off to strike, yet they're happy to take their kids on holiday two weeks before the end of term.

@yellowpixies

Teachers to strike over pay, pensions and workload. What? Good pay, hours, how many weeks a year holiday? Sack all of you.

@GreatbackinGB

Can my teachers just go on strike for the rest of the year?

@narrysturbating.

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