Hundreds of teaching assistants say they don’t have adequate training to deliver the Curriculum for Wales, says their union UNISON today (Thursday).
A primary school teaching assistant who was hit by pupils ‘nearly every day’ says children and staff are bearing the brunt of a lack of funding.
Cash-strapped school support staff are using their own money to help pupils and their families cope with the cost-of-living crisis, says UNISON.
A teaching assistant who joined the profession after the loss of her own child is leaving in the face of low wages and rising responsibilities.
Teaching assistants have praised Education Minister’s statement as biggest commitment government has ever made to improving their employment conditions
All learning support staff in Wales must now be registered with the Education Workforce Council
Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes sixth Welsh council to pay registration fees for teaching assistants being introduced in April
Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools