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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.

Angry teachers' strike tackles the Tories

02 July 2013
Teachers from two unions struck across the north west of England last week as part of a campaign against government attacks on education. Sadie Robinson reports from Liverpool

Striking teacher says, 'We all need to be fighting back'

02 July 2013
Sue Bannister, an NUT member, said workers needed to up the ante against the Tories.

School strikes back to stop an academy

02 July 2013
Teachers at Copland Community School in Brent, north west London, were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

Teachers walk out across the north west of England

27 June 2013
Teachers across the north west of England are on strike to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

Teachers strike to beat Tory attacks

25 June 2013
Teachers were set to strike across the north west of England on Thursday of this week against an assault on their pay, pensions and conditions.

Education unions need to ramp up the resistance to stop Michael Gove

25 June 2013
Michael Gove went for teachers over conditions of work last week. 

Thousands of teachers prepare for new battle

18 June 2013
A wave of regional teachers’ strikes can help restart the fight against the Tories, says Sadie Robinson

School workers strike back

18 June 2013
NUT and NASUWT union members at John Gulson school in Coventry began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Teachers walkout at Copland School against academy plan

28 May 2013
Teachers at Copland school in Wembley, north west London, struck on Thursday of last week against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Teachers strike back against attacks

28 May 2013
Teachers at Uplands Junior School in Leicester struck on Tuesday of last week over job cuts. Eight teaching assistants could lose their jobs.

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