In this edition: Standing up for Standards update - Get all the latest on the NASUWT/NUT joint campaign of industrial action, including reports from the joint strike action and latest Rallies for Education. Cost of Education - read the full findings of an NASUWT survey revealing the rising costs for parents in educating their children. TUC Congress - the NASUWT highlighted the looming crisis in education as a result of the Coalition Government's policies at TUC Congress 2013. Events and conferences - read more about what happened at the NASUWT's latest seminars for new teachers, school leaders and supply teachers and book your place at forthcoming union conferences.
Action update - members continue to support the fight for fair pay, pensions and working conditions by continuing to implement the NASUWT industrial action in their schools. Royal College of Teaching proposals - read about what the implications of a new professional body for teachers could mean for you. Iraq - Ten years on: What has changed for teachers? Induction concerns - newly qualified teachers voice their fears about pay reforms and the devaluing of the profession at an NASUWT seminar.