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Anti-Acadamies Alliance AGM

28 January 2014
More than 50 people attended the Anti Academies Alliance AGM. 

NUT teachers union confirms it will call a national strike

21 January 2014
The NUT union has confirmed a policy to call a national strike this term unless Tory education secretary Michael Gove makes serious movement in an ongoing dispute. The union executive (NEC) met on Thursday of last week.

Strikes and campaigns in schools, colleges and universities

21 January 2014
Abbey Special School in Rotherham | Birchgrove Comprehensive School in Swansea | Dukeries Academies in Nottingham | Birmingham University | Gateway sixth form college in Leicester | Sulivan Primary school in Hammersmith | Anti Academies Alliance AGM

Round up: Strikes and protests in schools and colleges

14 January 2014
Strike at Copland Community School, Wembley | Strike at Abbey School, Rotherham | Strike at Dukeries Academy, Nottingham | Strike at Gateway Sixth Form College, Leicester | Strike at Birchgrove Comprehensive School, Swansea | Protest against Michael Gove at Marling School, Stroud | Meeting of NUT union executive

Teaching unions must call more strikes

07 January 2014
Activists in teaching unions are calling for more action to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

Teachers say no to cuts in pay and conditions

17 December 2013
Teachers at schools run by the National Autistic Society (NAS) went on strike on Thursday of last week. 

Gove plays talks game

19 November 2013
The NUT and NASUWT teaching unions issued a press release last week complaining of “game-playing” by education secretary Michael Gove.

Teachers call for strikes as Gove goes on offensive

12 November 2013
Education secretary Michael Gove has sent a provocative letter to the NUT and NASUWT teaching unions, which are in dispute over attacks on pay, pensions and conditions. 

Elections in National Union of Teachers important for the next stage of strikes

05 November 2013
Elections are underway in the NUT teachers’ union.

Teachers' unions pull back from national strike this year against Gove

25 October 2013
Teaching unions have retreated from plans to call a national one-day strike before Christmas. The news will be a bitter blow to teachers across Britain who want to see a serious fight that can beat Tory education secretary Michael Gove.

Union leaders should get on with a national walkout, say striking teachers

22 October 2013
Tens of thousands of teachers struck on Thursday of last week. The action shut schools in London, the North East, South East and South West of England.

Strong support for striking teachers

22 October 2013
Teachers won support for their strike from across Britain and the world.

Protest to defend early years education

22 October 2013
Activists plan to protest at parliament over changes to young children’s education. 

Photos of teachers' strike on 17 October 2013

17 October 2013
From the protests and picket lines

Teachers strike against attacks on education

17 October 2013
Thousands of striking teachers and their supporters marched through central London today, Thursday. 

Teachers' walkout is a fight for education - and against hated Michael Gove

15 October 2013
Anger at the pressure Michael Gove piles on children is driving regional school strikes, says Sadie Robinson

Back the strikes - and push for more to win

15 October 2013
Strikes and protests by workers are taking on the Tories. Teachers in several regions were preparing to strike on Thursday of this week against the government’s assault on education.

Teachers say name the day

08 October 2013
Strikes by teachers will shut schools across England on Thursday of next week. 

Education round-up

08 October 2013
No testing for young children | Charter for Primary Education conference | Campaign against Islington/Haringey free school

Pictures of teachers' strike Tuesday 1 October

02 October 2013
Pictures from Sheffield, Norwich, Wakefield and Birmingham

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