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Teachers to strike in Autumn

The two largest teachers' unions have announced a national strike in England before Christmas over working conditions.The NUT and NASUWT represent nine out of 10 teachers in the country.

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Teaching unions to outline plans for strike action

Teachers on strike in London Credit: Jeff Moore/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

The two largest teachers' unions in England and Wales are to outline plans for strike action later today.

In July, the NUT and NASUWT unions announced they would hold a one-day national strike, as well as rolling regional strikes in September and October. They have not stated the exact dates of the strikes.

Both unions are in a dispute with the government over pay, conditions and pensions.

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