Teacher compensation claims

Teachers won millions of pounds in compensation last year after accidents, injuries, assaults and discrimination at school, new figures show.

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NASUWT won £12.6m in compensation for teachers last year

The NASUWT teaching union alone secured £12.6 million in compensation last year, almost a 20% increase on the 2010 figure of £10.5 million.

This is for claims including personal and criminal injury, unfair dismissal and employment cases.

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