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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

Rebellious teachers walk out on school bully Gove

01 October 2013
Tens of thousands of teachers struck on Tuesday of this week. The walkouts by NUT and NASUWT union members shut schools across the Midlands, Yorkshire and Eastern regions of England.

Strike in schools can teach Gove a lesson

24 September 2013
Teachers plan to walk out against attacks on their pay, pensions and conditions, writes Sadie Robinson

Teachers are 'up for action' against Michael Gove

17 September 2013
Teachers rallied in London and Nottingham last Saturday in the run-up to regional strikes next month to defend pay, pensions, conditions and education.

New school strikes can beat Michael Gove

10 September 2013
United strikes by teachers next month can defend workers’ conditions and children’s education—and hit the government hard, writes Sadie Robinson

Teachers prepare to take on Michael Gove with strikes this autumn

03 September 2013
Hundreds of thousands of teachers across England and Wales are gearing up for a programme of action against Tory attacks.

Strikes not ‘unpopular’ - what the teachers survey really showed

30 July 2013
Right wing newspapers made much of a survey on attitudes to teachers’ pay last week.

Teachers to tackle Gove over new primary tests

23 July 2013
Teachers, parents and others are fighting new plans by Tory education secretary Michael Gove to grade children.

Alec Reed Academy teachers challenge sacking

16 July 2013
Teachers at the Alec Reed Academy in Ealing, west London, met last week following the sacking of a teacher.

Teachers’ strikes can hit the Tories hard this autumn

16 July 2013
The two biggest teachers’ unions covering England and Wales, the NUT and NASUWT, have announced national and regional strikes in their campaign to defend pensions, pay and conditions.

Teaching unions set to call more walkouts

09 July 2013
The NUT teaching union was set to meet on Thursday of this week and confirm dates for a series of strikes to defend pay, pensions and conditions.

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