Are they teaching the government a lesson - or letting down our children? The strike today by teachers across the region has divided opinion - and caused disruption. Thousands of children missed a day of school - But teachers say they had little choice. Here's Christine Alresford.
Striking teachers from across Kent and Sussex take to the streets. Tom Savvides has today's round up.
For thousands of children - it's been an extra day off school. But for parents it's meant coping with the nightmare of having to re-arrange child care.
School teachers involved in today's walkout say they're sorry for disruption, but insist it's the only way they can show their anger over proposed changes to their pay, pensions and workloads. Divya Kohli has this report.
Teachers on strike in Southampton are holding a rally in Hoglands Park in Southampton.
Thousands of children are off school today, as teachers take part in a national strike. Teachers in Oxford are demonstrating on the streets of the city.
St Faith's School in Winchester is closed for business today, as teachers take part in a national strike. Hundreds of other schools across our region are also closed due to the day of action.
Members of the two main unions say the government failed to enter into meaningful talks in a row over pay and pensions. The Department of Education says the walkout is disappointing and disruptive for parents.
Teachers gather in Pavilion Gardens in Brighton as hundreds of schools across the South close due to a strike by teachers across the region.
Katie O'Donovan from Mumsnet says people understand the concerns of teachers, but there are also practical concerns for parents to consider, about what to do with their children during the day.