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Teachers' pay in England linked to performance at work

21 January 2013 Last updated at 12:46 GMT

Headteachers at all schools in England will have the power to decide whether or not to give their staff a pay rise from September.

Paying teachers according to how well they perform is set to put Education Secretary, Michael Gove, on a collision course with teaching unions, who claim the government is tearing up national pay structures.

Susana Mendonca reports.

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