news that Eamonn O'Kane, general secretary for the National Association of
Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers has passed away after a long
Graham Lane, chair of the LGA's education and lifelong learning
executive said: 'We are all saddened to hear that Eamonn has died. I know
that his friends and colleagues in NASUWT will miss him greatly, and so too
will those of us that have had the pleasure to work with him in the past.
'Eamonn's commitment to raising educational standards was second to none and
his dedication to workforce reforms is a sign of a true professional who
will be sorely missed, but fondly remembered by all who knew him.
'Our thoughts are with his family at this tragic time.'