Unison warns over staff skills and pay

    The extended schools agenda is an opportunity to skill-up
    existing school staff, Unison said last week.

    Christina McAnea, national secretary for education services at
    the public sector union, warned a conference that extended services
    must not create a group of low-paid staff in public services.

    She told the conference, organised by the charity 4Children,
    that proposals for a single qualifications framework did “open up
    possibilities”, but said it would be unhelpful if the common core
    of skills for the workforce became too generic.

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