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Support UCU Left in union elections

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.

Start campaign against school cuts

17 January 2017
Six education unions have denounced Tory cuts to school funding as a “national scandal”.

Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara

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.

Don’t let the bosses sack Simon O’Hara

06 December 2016
Bosses at Birmingham’s Small Heath School have sacked former NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

South Gloucestershire parents ask, ‘Why can’t schools be run by local authority?’

29 November 2016
Around 400 parents, teachers and students protested outside the gates of the Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire last Saturday.

Teachers march over education funding cuts

22 November 2016
Teachers marched through central London on Thursday of last week in protest at cuts to education funding.

Teachers should vote for one bigger union

01 November 2016
The NUT and ATL teaching unions are holding conferences in London on Saturday to debate and vote on plans to merge.

Debate on transforming the economy reinvigorates the Labour left

27 September 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced a day of action against Tory plans for new grammar schools.

NUT faces backlash from branches over U-turn on strike promises

20 September 2016
NUT union branches and associations have passed motions calling on its leaders to name more strike dates.

May’s grammar school plan reignites a classroom war

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.

Strike to beat the cuts as schools in England return

07 September 2016
The two biggest fights we face in schools are over spending cuts that threaten to wreck education, and ending primary Sats tests.

School walkout over pay in Liverpool

19 July 2016
Also: Academy action in Wallasey, East London school bosses back down, Kevin Courtney wins NUT union election

Reports round-up

12 July 2016
North sea oil workers ballot|Bectu and Prospect Merger|East London teachers strike against extra hours|Posties ballot against privatisation|Protest against the EDL Nazis in London|Roma genocide commemoration|More Weymouth bus strikes on timetable|Leeds bus strike halted l Protest in support of Corbyn in York|New moves in the steel closures fight

Teachers' walkout over Tory education cuts has a big impact across England

05 July 2016
Teachers across England are out on strike today, Tuesday, in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts.

Teachers wage war on Tories with England-wide walkout

05 July 2016
Teachers in England struck on Tuesday in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts. Thousands of schools were closed as the walkout made a big impact.

GALLERY - Pictures of the teachers' strike across England

05 July 2016
Teachers struck across England on Tuesday in defence of education and their working conditions 

Teachers set to strike against Tory cuts - and fight to defend education

28 June 2016
Teachers will take part in an England-wide school strike next Tuesday over the impact of Tory policies and funding cuts.

Teachers vote to walk out against Tory cuts

23 June 2016
Teachers have called an England-wide strike on Tuesday 5 July against Tory funding cuts to education. The NUT union members voted by an overwhelming 92 percent for the action on a turnout of 25 percent.

Teachers race to get out the biggest possible strike vote

14 June 2016
Tory cuts, tests and academisation threaten schools, but teachers are ready to fight, says Sadie Robinson

NUT members ballot over white paper and funding cuts

31 May 2016
NUT union members across England are balloting for strikes over the impact of the government’s education white paper and funding cuts.

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