Thousands Of Unqualified Teachers Working In UK Schools – Trade’s Union – 6 April 2015

RT logoBritain’s biggest teachers’ union NASUWT has warned of thousands of unqualified teaching staff in schools across the country, saying it’s harming children’s education.

In a recent survey released for the NASUWT annual Conference in Cardiff, the teachers’ union said that of 7,000 respondents questioned 53 percent indicated they were working alongside “unqualified staff.” Some 65 percent said the situation was growing worse since schools are “unwilling or unable to pay for qualified teachers.”

The coalition government abolished requirements for academies and free schools to hire qualified teachers in 2012.

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