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Justine Greening to review body on pay consider "affordability".

Justine Greening to review body on pay consider "affordability".

Education secretary says review body should consider whether teacher pay framework should be reformed to support 'compelling career pathway' in line with wider planned changes to QTS 


The school teachers' pay review body should consider the "affordability" of its next pay recommendation for teachers, Justine Greening has said, despite being given permission by the Treasury to exceed the public sector pay cap.

The education secretary also said the STRB should consider whether the pay framework should be reformed "to support a clear and compelling career pathway for teachers", in line with the Department for Education's wider plan to reform qualified teacher status.

In September,theTreasurywrotetothe STRB indicating it would have the "flexibility" to recommend a pay rise for teachers next year which exceeds the 1 per cent public sector pay cap.

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