The BBC reports that teachers in Scotland have rejected a pay offer which falls well short of the 10% rise they were hoping for.
BBC Scotland understands employers have offered an increase which would have been worth 3% for most teachers.
The offer was made at the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers.
Scotland’s largest teachers union, the EIS, has been leading a campaign for a 10% pay rise. A full statement rejecting the offer is expected from the unions later.
The union had previously said it was preparing for the possibility of industrial action in pursuit of its pay claim.
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