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Teachers urged to join Southampton rally during strike
TEACHERS who are walking out are being urged to gather in Southampton for a rally tomorrow.
Staff are being encouraged to make up banners and placards in support of the industrial action.
Union leaders are planning to gather at Speakers Corner in Hoglands Park in the centre of Southampton, where they will hear from representatives from both the NUT and NASUWT along with the UCU Trades Council Teachers had been asked to attend the main regional rally in London but union members asked for a local rally.
As a result the event has been organised for tomorrowy morning from 11am to 12.30pm.
Christine Blower, NUT General Secretary, said: “Michael Gove is not listening to the collective voice of the profession. He is pursuing courses of action that are detrimental both to the education of our students and the careers and well-being of teachers. I urge all NUT members to support this campaign to make our voice heard.”