Primary and secondary school teachers across the country have voted to strike on Wednesday, May 29. The historic strike, the day before Budget Day, is the largest - and first ever combined - teachers' strike and could effectively shut down the public school system. The scale of the strike - dubbed a 'mega-strike' - is unprecedented, with 50,000 teachers expected on the picket lines, in a strike likely to affect 800,000 students. The Herald's education reporter Simon Collins breaks down everything you need to know.

What is the strike about?

The strike is about pay and workload, but primary and