Syrian officials have expressed concern over the threat of teacher strikes, even though teachers are admittedly not renowned for their ‘Shock and Awe’ abilities.
Whilst the UN have so far pondered and deliberated on a course of action, teachers unions have stepped up to the plate and promised to take action. At some time.
Assad is tangibly worried at the prospect of being told in no uncertain terms to sit down, pay attention and stop experimenting in Chemistry lessons with substances that are not in the curriculum.
The news was initially welcomed by Netmums on the grounds that it is a positive step it ending the needless slaughter of innocent civilians, until they realised they would have to arrange alternative childcare for the days the schools are shut.