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Anyone here partaking? Anyone here dead against it?
solidarity to anyone taking part
Dunno cause I'm not a teacher
Organised but the 2 biggest unions NUT and NASUWT.
Even if I have no idea what they are striking for, or even if I know and feel it is a bit of a flimsy reason. As the odd strike makes the bosses and the government know that the hoi polloi and those at the bottom of the ladder can just decide to fuck off and not work if they want. And if they do, then things get very difficult very quickly.
theyre going to go back to work whether they get it or not. I understand WHY theyre striking, but it doesnt make a blind bit of difference to the powers that be. Add to that theyll not have the backing of the general public as a shedload of people had to take the day off to look after a child not in school and its a strike that achieves nothing.
people don't sympathise, it just makes them hate teachers. But I suppose it may make people think twice about denying them whatever they are asking for in future, that's all I am saying. If no one every striked (struck?) then the powers that be certainly wouldn't give a shit. Now they just give a bit of a shit. Possibly.
I don't envy teachers
Some interesting thoughts....
if you know anything at all about the subject area tbh