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726 schools across the capital are closed today because of joint industrial action from two unions.
Researchers say the prestige of a UK degree is still recognised by employers around the world.
Debs Shipley It's about lots if things including this stupid idea of shortening holidays and making school days longer. I support them however my daughter's school is using 6th formers to show round prospective parents instead of doing any work. Disgraceful. School use them as unpaid help yet again.
The overwhelming majority of teachers in the region will be on strike today. Teachers are committed and dedicated public service workers.
They do not take strike action lightly. No teacher has any wish to inconvenience parents or disrupt pupils' education, but this action is not the failure or due to the unreasonableness of teachers.
– Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT
It is the failure and unreasonableness of the Secretary of State, who day-in-day-out is disrupting the education of children and young people through his attacks on the teaching profession.
We continue to appeal to the Secretary of State to acknowledge the real and deep concerns of teachers and commit to engage constructively in discussions to seek to resolve the dispute.
Only 8% of parents support the education secretary's reforms and think they are good for their children, the general secretary of the National Teacher's Union (NUT) said.
Christine Blower made it clear no one - teachers and parents - wanted to resort to a strike, but industrial action was necessary if a pay system which was "fair" to teachers "everywhere" was implemented.
Almost three-quarters of people are opposed to the teachers strike, according to the Department of Education
A spokeswoman said 70% of people were against industrial action or believed teachers should not be allowed to strike at all.
– Department for Education spokeswoman
It is disappointing that the NUT and NASUWT are striking over the Government's measures to allow heads to pay good teachers more.
In a recent poll, 61% of respondents supported linking teachers' pay to performance and 70% either opposed the strikes or believed that teachers should not be allowed to strike at all.
All strikes will do is disrupt parents' lives, hold back children's education and damage the reputation of the profession.
The teachers' unions argue their members are walking out because of cuts to their pay, higher pension contributions and poor working conditions.
Government reforms will leave teachers overworked and under-qualified, a striking teacher has told Daybreak.
History teacher John Boniface said reforms would be "attacks" on the "education they are going to be able to provide for children".
He criticised plans to allow teachers without a proper qualification to work in a classroom and not giving teachers enough time to plan lessons.
Hundreds of schools across London could be disrupted today as teachers stage further strike action in an ongoing dispute over pay, pensions and working conditions.
Organisers say 'the overwhelming majority' of teachers from two of England's biggest teaching unions, the NUT and NASUWT, are expected to rally in central London.
The first regional walkout took place in the North West on June 27th, and further strikes took place in East of England, the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside on October 1st.
The Government says it is 'disappointed' at the decision to hold further industrial action.
@itvlondon yes it should be banned as none of them can spell or speak properly. I spend all day correcting kids who say arks instead of ask!
Sylvia Ackfield It's about time they were taught to speak proper English in schools.
Paul Olaitan It's always wonderful watching old people feeling challenged and insecure in the face of youthful innovation lol.
Cassie Clark Not just schools though is it? It is something that should be implemented at home as well.
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@itvlondon ridiculous! Kids are kids. Never been any different. Remember The Fonz? 'Wicked'? What rubbish this is. Kids grow up - we did!
@itvlondon my daughter uses all those words at times. But can so slay anybody with her diction. So clearly banning is not the answer.
@itvlondon definitely the right decision. Using words like that will not help in the work place so stop them while they are young.
Doug Carrington About time too. All schools should follow suit. There is nothing wrong with teaching children in Britain to speak the English language, after all it is spoken by people all around the globe and much better than many Britons can.