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Israeli settlers move to evict Palestinians

Israeli settlers move to evict Palestinians Israel’s supreme court was set to rule on the eviction case that sparked the Palestinian uprising earlier this year, as Socialist Worker went to press.

Mental health affecting pupils’ exam results

Mental health affecting pupils’ exam results Pupils experiencing poor mental health are over three times less likely to achieve five GCSEs at grades A*-C, or 9-4, than their peers.

Labour-run council won’t listen after Valence Primary School strikes

Labour-run council won’t listen after Valence Primary School strikes Valence Primary school teachers in Dagenham, east London, have completed six strike days escalating over three weeks

Solidarity boosts Valence Primary School strikers in east London

Solidarity boosts Valence Primary School strikers in east London Valence Primary School teachers in Dagenham, east London, have escalated strikes over forced demotions and attacks on pay.

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Oaks Park teachers take battle to Labour council

Oaks Park teachers take battle to Labour council Strikers at Oaks Park High School in Redbridge, east London, protested against their Labour-run council for backing their bosses in a fight against victimisation

Colleges ballot for strikes over pay + New assault at Liverpool university + Pimlico and Redbridge school battles

21 June 2021
The pay gap between ­college and school teachers currently stands at £9,000 a year

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised

15 June 2021
I wasn’t surprised by the latest report describing the scale of sexual harassment faced by young women. No young woman would have been.

Important victory at at Islington Sixth Form College can inspire more fights

14 June 2021
...plus action at Pimlico Academy, Oaks Park High School in Redbridge and Shrewsbury College

Tory school recovery plans won’t benefit children

04 June 2021
For the Department of Education it is vital that children “catch up” on the hours of education lost due to the pandemic.

Strikes win NEU rep's reinstatement + Islington Sixth Form + Moulsecoomb primary + Tendring Technology College

31 May 2021
Victimised NEU union rep Kirstie Paton has been reinstated following strikes at John Roan School in Greenwich, south London,

Two school strikes win, NEU union members fight on at four more

24 May 2021
Nottingham Academy—After two days of strikes and the threat of more action workers have won a new offer from management.

Students hold protests at schools in solidarity with Palestine

19 May 2021
At Clapton Girls' school in east London, students sat down and chanted “Free Palestine”. They refused to return to lessons.

Strikes get Huddersfield union rep reinstated as school fights grow

10 May 2021
Suspended NEU union rep Louise Lewis returns to work following a series of strikes at North Huddersfield Trust School.

Education workers strike in Stockport and Redbridge

04 May 2021
Workers at Marple and Cheadle Sixth Form in Stockport, and Beal High School in Redbridge, struck last week

Britain remains in danger despite lockdown lifting

04 May 2021
The media is abuzz with talk of relaxing and lifting lockdown restrictions and virus cases are low in Britain at the moment. But that doesn’t mean that the risks have gone away completely.

School strikes fight victimisations of union reps

29 April 2021
A series of strikes are hitting schools across England this week—many of them sparked by the victimisation of union reps.

Education round up: ‘We are being penalised’

27 April 2021
NEU union members at Marple and Cheadle Sixth Form College in Stockport were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

Essex cops target opposition to school’s military programme

26 April 2021
Does challenging a school’s policies warrant a visit from the cops? Essex police seem to think so.

Anti-racist pupils at Pimlico Academy face punishment

19 April 2021
School students who organised a protest over racism at Pimlico academy could face permanent exclusion from school.

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