Tag Archives: PPTA

Strike 2

Year 9 students will not be taught on Tuesday… part of ongoing strike action. I wonder if Novapay as a computer system has the flexibility to partially deduct from a teachers salary for only those teachers that teach Year 9 … Continue reading

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Setting relief for the taechers strike.

I plan to set student relief via Google Classroom for the day of the strike. I will then need to check the work has been done and possibly mark it. So I wll lose a days pay but still do … Continue reading

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I am happy to go on strike…

I am not in teaching for the money. As a career change, I am in it for students, community, fun, challenge and making a difference. But  I have to say that teaching hours, demands on time, wellbeing and energy, pastoral … Continue reading

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Another Compulsory Paid Union Meeting

At the risk of annoying ny colleagues… School is closed this afternoon. Teachers  have a Paid Union Meeting (PUM) – God knows how they got a clause like that in the contract. Students lose another assessment day, teachers another half … Continue reading

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PPTA is essential

“Everyone is an education expert” after-all most people have been to school, even politicians. This has the potential for uniformed opinions both in the general public and political arena to sway attitudes to teachers and professional standards. The PPTA is therefore, in my … Continue reading

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