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Teachers in England and Wales have planned to strike for seven days in February and March over pay, the National Education Union (NEU) announced. Teaching members of the NEU in England and Wales, and support staff in Wales, have voted overwhelmingly to strike to correct “historic real-terms pay cuts”, the union said. The Department for Education (DfE) has offered a 5% pay rise to most teachers for the current school year, but the NEU is demanding a fully-funded above-inflation pay rise for teachers. Teacher strikes will happen both nationally and regionally, in schools as well as sixth-form colleges. Action will…

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