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How will the new non eu migrant settlement rule affect schools?

Discussion in 'Education news' started by cararol, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. cararol

    cararol New commenter

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/u...on-eu-migrants-as-teachers-face-a6814841.html

    As a non-eu migrant myself this rule is concerning. I've only just reached the governments minimum threshold after teaching in England for 10 years. Settlement is usually applied for after 5 years of working with a highly skilled migrant visa at a minimum.
    Indefinite leave to remain (settlement) now has a new steep fee exceeding £2000 too.

    With schools having difficulty filling roles as it is this will only increase the strain. I'm sure there are a few teachers around that were planning settlement in the near future based on the old rules that now face deportation when their work visas expire (or many more costly repeat work visas).
     
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    I have signed the petition

    HERE

    Best wishes

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  3. TEA2111

    TEA2111 Established commenter

    Signed!
     
  4. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

  5. Sisyphus_rolls_again

    Sisyphus_rolls_again Established commenter

  6. phlogiston

    phlogiston Star commenter

    It seems a strange move, but perhaps they don't expect teachers to remain in post for more than 5 years
     

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