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Education round up: Teachers strike against job cull at Manchester school

03 May 2016
AROUND 25 NUT union members at Prestwich Arts College in Manchester formed a solid picket line on Wednesday of last week.

Teachers fight job losses at John Roan school in Greenwich

26 April 2016
Also: teachers' disputes in West Dunbartonshire, Hackney and Small Heath

Solidarity boosts West Dunbartonshire teachers' fight against cuts

05 April 2016
Striking teachers formed large picket lines as secondary schools across West Dunbartonshire in Scotland shut on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Fresh strikes for West Dunbartonshire teachers

30 March 2016
Teachers in West Dunbartonshire, near Glasgow, were set to walk out on Wednesday and Thursday this week. They are fighting against a restructuring of management positions in five secondary schools.

Victory for striking Scottish Further Education lecturers

19 March 2016
Scottish further education (FE) college lecturers have scored a stunning victory in their battle for national bargaining and equal pay.

Lecturers in Scotland strike for equal pay

17 March 2016
Classes were cancelled at colleges across Scotland today, Thursday, as up to 5,000 college lecturers in the EIS-Fela union staged their first national strike in over 20 years. Reports of big picket lines are widespread.

Scottish lecturers meet ahead of national strike 

15 March 2016
The Scottish further education lecturers’ walkout set to begin this Thursday dominated the EIS-Fela union’s conference in Perth last week.

Cuts that fail our class—the battle for education

15 March 2016
The struggle to defend education is taking off in England and Scotland. Sadie Robinson and Raymie Kiernan spoke to lecturers and students about how austerity is wrecking education—and how they’re fighting back

Scottish college lecturers deliver overwhelming strike vote in equal pay fight

04 March 2016
Thousands of lecturers in Scotland have delivered a thumping 93 percent vote in favour of the first national further education college strikes in over 20 years. The turnout in the EIS-Fela union ballot was 64 percent.

Lecturers in ballot for strikes in Scotland as college boss’s payoff provokes outrage

23 February 2016
Lecturers in the EIS-Fela Scottish teachers’ and lecturers’ union are balloting for a national strike. They are demanding equal pay and fighting the imposition of a previously rejected offer.

Five schools in Dunbartonshire shut by strike

23 February 2016
TEACHERS in West Dunbartonshire struck for 24 hours over cuts on Thursday of last week, shutting all five secondary schools in the council area.The teachers rejected the council’s latest offer by nine to one.

Lecturers' action over pay can test SNP's anti-austerity image in Scotland

16 February 2016
The Scottish further education (FE) lecturers’ EIS-Fela union launched a strike ballot for equal pay last week.

Scottish college lecturers plan to teach the SNP a lesson

09 February 2016
College lecturers in the EIS-Fela union were set to begin a strike ballot over pay on Friday of this week.

Lecturers in Scotland fight bosses’ pay shenanigans

26 January 2016
Scottish education union EIS-Fela has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) government to make college bosses comply with a new national bargaining process.

Solid school action puts Dunbartonshire council on back foot over cuts

12 January 2016
Secondary school teachers at Labour-run West Dunbartonshire Council in Scotland struck on Tuesday of this week.

National pay fight looms in Scotland's colleges

12 January 2016
Over 4,000 lecturers across Scotland’s further education (FE) colleges are set to begin a national strike ballot over pay on 20 January.

First strike in 30 years for West Dunbartonshire teachers fighting cuts

05 January 2016
Also: Tech City teachers could strike again | Strike vote at Trinity academy in Somerset | Talks break down at Listerdale school in Rotherham

FE lecturers vote to give SNP a parcel of discontent for Christmas

15 December 2015
College lecturers in Scotland have voted by 92 percent in favour of national industrial action in an indicative ballot. The turnout was 55 percent.

Build yes vote in Scotland as college pay ballot called

17 November 2015
Lecturers at Scotland’s Further Education colleges are balloting for sustained strikes over pay in the New Year.

Scottish college workers could take action as top bosses loot thousands

10 November 2015
Scotland’s college workers are inching closer to the first national strike for 20 years. Anger at government cuts and a miserly national pay offer have fuelled a mood to fight.

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