MINUTES OF THE GENERAL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGSThe Meeting was inquorate.
20TH JUNE 2000.
ApologiesIrshad Ahmed, Liz Freeman, Jane Rendle, Steve Goodfellow.
Minutes of Last MeetingCould not be agreed as true record, as meeting inquorate.
Steve West from The Teachers' GroupIntroduced himself, went through literature of the Teachers' group.
Petition about illegal Blockage of CubaStuart Davies introduced this.
EMTAGGuarantee of no redundancy for EMAG staff still being sought. We have explained that we will take industrial action should any NUT members be threatened with dismissal.Extranumerary placements of EMTAG teachers in Middle schools will be announced within next 2 weeks.
Other Reorganisation issuesStaff placement - still 160 unplaced teachers. Schools reporting high level of uncertainty about number of pupils and numbers of teachers needed.
BuildingsBovis haven't signed contract yet. A number of problems need addressing.
Opposing Performance Pay & Performance ManagementThere will be Annual target setting for teachers. Cambridge Education Associates will ensure this is happening in all schools. The National Union will need to have a lot of pressure put on it if it is to mount a serious campaign.
OFSTED Report on LEAConsultants are preparing plans to privatise the delivery of educational services.Politicians having some role in this but cannot prevent it.
National NUT conference to discuss Privitisation - Nov 21st.Meeting closed at 6.45pm.