GALLERY - Forest Hill school strike battles cuts that threaten children's education
04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are battling a £1.3 million cuts package and a PFI scheme that drains off £1 million a year from education
04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.
28 March 2017
The revolt to stop the Tories’ attacks on school funding is growing. Over 100 teachers and parents attended a meeting east London on Wednesday.
28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.
21 March 2017
Parents are hitting back at Tory plans to slash schools' money.
14 March 2017
Around 1,000 people took to the streets against Tory education cuts in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, last Saturday.
07 March 2017
The Tories are throwing another £320 million at expensive free schools in England —and could fund new grammar schools too.
28 February 2017
Teachers at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon, Cheshire, struck on Thursday of last week.
21 February 2017
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14 February 2017
UCU Left candidates are fighting to win big votes in the lecturers’ union.
07 February 2017
Elections are underway in the UCU union, where UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill is challenging Sally Hunt to become the union’s next general secretary.
17 January 2017
Six education unions have denounced Tory cuts to school funding as a “national scandal”.
03 January 2017
A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.
06 December 2016
Bosses at Birmingham’s Small Heath School have sacked former NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.
29 November 2016
Around 400 parents, teachers and students protested outside the gates of the Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire last Saturday.
22 November 2016
Teachers marched through central London on Thursday of last week in protest at cuts to education funding.
01 November 2016
The NUT and ATL teaching unions are holding conferences in London on Saturday to debate and vote on plans to merge.
27 September 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced a day of action against Tory plans for new grammar schools.
20 September 2016
NUT union branches and associations have passed motions calling on its leaders to name more strike dates.
13 September 2016
The Tory plan for new grammar schools in England is one of the first major announcements since Theresa May became prime minister.