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Top ten articles: industrial action

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With the National Union of Teachers taking strike action on 10 July, I have looked at which articles on industrial action proved most popular in the past.

Below are the ten articles in the industrial action area of The Key for School Leaders that have been viewed most since September.

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  1. Industrial action: letters to parents
  2. Industrial action: guidance for headteachers
  3. Industrial action: deciding whether to keep a school open
  4. Industrial action: providing notice of planned strike action
  5. Industrial action: using support staff for cover
  6. Industrial action: can non-striking staff bring their children into school?
  7. Industrial action: deducting pay
  8. Industrial action: managing PPA time
  9. Industrial action: does a member of the SLT need to be in school?
  10. Working to rule: handing in lesson plans

Some of the questions that prompted these articles are about how best to prepare ahead of the strike, whereas others are about issues that arise in the aftermath such as deducting pay or requests to reschedule PPA time following a strike.

We have also been asked what guidance exists for governors of schools affected by industrial action. This article can be found here on The Key for School Governors.

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