Teachers less qualified than McDonald’s staff, say Labour ( U.K. )

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Teachers need fewer qualifications than burger bar employees thanks to   Government education reforms, Labour claimed.

McDonald's head chef has stated he does not believe any of the food served by the fast food chain is unhealthy.
“Under David Cameron, we have this situation where you now need more qualifications to work as a shift manager at McDonald’s than to become a teacher,” Mr Hunt said. Photo: Getty Images

 

7:13PM GMT 30 Oct 2013

Shift managers at McDonald’s require more qualifications than teachers under   Michael Gove’s flagship free schools, Tristram Hunt, the shadow education   secretary, claimed.

Free school headteachers are able to hire staff without formal teaching   qualifications, like their counterparts in the private sector.

Mr Hunt, a television historian before entering parliament, said the    “wholesale deregulation” of schools had undermined teachers and would drive   down standards.

“Under David Cameron, we have this situation where you now need more   qualifications to work as a shift manager at McDonald’s than to become a   teacher,” Mr Hunt said.

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