It's fascinating how the media show teachers protesting over pay and conditions. Many other groups have good reason to complain too. I remember some years ago discussing an issue with a very senior politician concerning the overseas pensions rip off. He informed me that the Government could not afford to sort the issue out.
That problem still exists and the cost of correcting the injustice would be minuscule compared to the current financial desires of the teaching community.
In spite of their economic prowess in teaching our children economic matters, the teaching profession seems to think the Government prints