British teachers union opposes field trips due to lawsuit fears

02/10/2005 | Guardian (London), The

In the U.K., a teachers union has advised its members not to take field trips unless provisions were in place to protect them from litigation, should accidents occur. Noting that mishaps are very rare, a House of Commons education committee is recommending the government reduce the risk-assessment paperwork associated with outings and launches a campaign to promote school trips.

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