Teacher: Govt reforms are 'attacks' on education

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.

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Schools close as teachers strike

Thousands of schools faced disruption today as teachers staged a fresh wave of strikes in an ongoing row over pay, pensions and working conditions.