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Education round-up

Issue No. 2446

Dundee University

UCU union members at Dundee University are balloting for industrial action against a threatened 32 compulsory redundancies of academic staff. The ballot ends on 13 April. 

Send messages of support to ducu@dundee.ac.uk


Greenwich Community College

UCU union members at Greenwich Community College in south east London were set to strike on Friday of this week. They voted by 94 percent for strikes in a recent ballot. 

The new temporary principal has refused to backtrack on new contracts.  

They would increase the working week by two hours, cut holidays by two weeks, and carry out unannounced teaching observations.

Pickets from 8am at the main site on Plumstead Rd, Nearest station Woolwich Arsenal. Send messages of support to lynne.windeatt@btinternet.com


University of Salford

A strike ballot at the University of Salford ends on Friday of this week. UCU union members were balloted for action after two union members were sacked and refused any appeal.


University of South Wales

A protest against the closure of the foundation art and design course at the University of South Wales took place on Friday of last week. 

The course gave people with no qualifications access to further education. 

Bosses plan to end teaching in 2016.


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Tue 24 Mar 2015, 16:15 GMT
Issue No. 2446
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