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Sixth form teachers' strike fires opening shot in battle to defend education

15 March 2016
Teachers in sixth form colleges across England are on strike today, Tuesday, against the devastating impact of Tory funding cuts.

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

More strikes needed in bitter campaign to defend NUT union rep Simon O'Hara

08 March 2016
The NUT leadership called off a strike at Small Heath School to defend victimised rep Simon O’Hara this week—while Simon remained suspended.

Protest in Cardiff says no to Tories' Trade Union Bill

08 March 2016
Around 500 people protested against the Tories’ Trade Union Bill in Cardiff last Saturday.

Small Heath teachers need support as they step up fight to save their rep Simon O'Hara

08 March 2016
Victimised union rep Simon O'Hara (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Small Heath teachers vote to escalate strikes to defend victimised union rep

03 March 2016
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham have overwhelmingly voted to escalate strikes to defend their victimised NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

Sixth form teachers prepare to strike against Tory education cuts

02 March 2016
NUT union members in sixth form colleges across England are set to strike on Tuesday 15 March. They are fighting the impact of Tory funding cuts on teachers’ conditions—and want to stop the assault on education.

Birmingham teachers stage fresh walkout to defend their victimised union rep

01 March 2016
The fight to defend victimised NUT union rep Simon O’Hara is at a critical stage. NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike to defend Simon today, Tuesday.  

Vote for socialists in NUT elections

23 February 2016
VOTING to elect the national executive of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) starts this week.

Sixth form teachers could walk out to stop Tory cuts

23 February 2016
Teachers in sixth forms in England are fighting to get the biggest possible vote for strikes in a ballot that ends on Monday of next week.

Birmingham teachers step up strikes to defend victimised Small Heath school rep

23 February 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike in defence of victimised NUT union rep Simon O’Hara today, Tuesday.

Labour MP under fire for betrayal of teachers at Small Heath School

16 February 2016
Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson

Baseline tests for four year olds are unfair and inaccurate, teachers' survey shows

12 February 2016
An overwhelming majority of teachers think new tests for four year olds are unfair or inaccurate, according to a survey. And many say the tests are an excuse for the Tories to attack teachers and push the market in education.

Reports round-up

09 February 2016
Well-done protest over tips at STK | Strike vote at Spalding Grammar School | Week-long walkout against library cuts in Bromley | Post workers meet ahead of pay talks | NUJ union keeps FT’s presses rolling | Mushin Ahmed murder trial begins in Sheffield | Day of action over Sports Direct

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

09 February 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Sixth form teachers vote for action

02 February 2016
NUT union members have voted by 86 percent for strikes in a consultative ballot on a turnout of 36 percent.

Small Heath school strikes halt academy as fight for union rep continues

01 February 2016
 

Small Heath School teachers step up strikes and defend victimised union rep

26 January 2016
Teachers gathered outside Birmingham's Small Heath School today, Tuesday, as NUT union members began a three-day strike following similar action last week.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

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