Primary teachers call a conference
Teachers and others are set to hold a conference on primary education.
It will spell out the problems with education secretary Michael Gove’s planned primary curriculum and debate the alternatives.
What is the future for primary education? Saturday 15 June, 11am–4pm, ULU, Malet St, London WC1E 7HY. Register at primarycharter.wordpress.com
Rally for education
Rally for education in Islington, north London. Tuesday 11 June, 7pm, Islington Town Hall, 222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR
School strikes over observations
Teachers at John Gulson primary school in Coventry began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.
The NUT and NASUWT union members are fighting a new appraisal policy and excessive observations.
Meanwhile at NUT and NASUWT union members at Westwood Girls’ College in Croydon were set to strike over observations on Thursday of this week.
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College strike to defend 70 jobs
Lecturers at Chesterfield College were set to strike to save jobs on Thursday of this week. Management wants to impose compulsory redundancies on 70 lecturers.
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Kirklees College to ballot
UCU members at Kirklees College are balloting for strikes to defend jobs, pay and conditions.
Bosses want to slash over 50 jobs and cut the pay of those workers who remain.
The ballot ends on Monday of next week.