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Teachers build for strike to defend education

24 May 2016
Support is growing for action to beat cuts, academisation and other attacks, reports Sadie Robinson

Reports round-up

24 May 2016
Short reports from industrial disputes and campaigns including Rio cinema strike, Prestwich Arts College, Newcastle University, Post Office job cuts, Croydon Tramlink and Nottingham taxis

Teachers can punish Tories with new strike ballot

17 May 2016
Schools in England could be hit by strikes in July if teachers vote for action over the education white paper. The NUT union was set to begin a strike ballot next Monday.

After forced academy retreat - teach the Tories a lesson

10 May 2016
Last week the Tories withdrew a plan to force every school in England to become an academy by 2022. It was a humiliating defeat and a victory for everyone who has fought—but campaigners are clear that the fight isn’t over.

Prestwich Arts College workers begin three-day strike to save jobs

10 May 2016
Prestwich Arts College teachers in Manchester began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, against compulsory redundancies.

Now step up the support for crucial junior doctors’ battle

03 May 2016
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt was rocked by two solid junior doctors’ walkouts last week. It’s time to press home the advantage.

Parents boycott Sats and slam Tory exam factories

03 May 2016
Parents across England refused to take their six and seven year olds into schools on Tuesday. The “strike” was in protest at the hated Sats tests that turn schools into exam factories.

Education round up: Teachers strike against job cull at Manchester school

03 May 2016
AROUND 25 NUT union members at Prestwich Arts College in Manchester formed a solid picket line on Wednesday of last week.

Teachers and parents can sink latest attacks on education

26 April 2016
The government is on the rocks as resistance to academies and Tory tests grows. With big union meetings and angry parents there’s real potential to beat them

Teachers fight job losses at John Roan school in Greenwich

26 April 2016
Also: teachers' disputes in West Dunbartonshire, Hackney and Small Heath

Teachers get to work to build for anti-academies strike vote

19 April 2016
Tory plans to force every school to become an academy would see profit-making businesses take over schools. But growing opposition could soon lead to action, reports?Sadie Robinson

New ballot to back Simon O'Hara

12 April 2016
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham are preparing to hold an indicative ballot for strikes

Teachers' academies fight could help bring down the Tories

12 April 2016
Teachers are preparing to ballot for strikes against the impact of forced academies, reports Sadie Robinson

A left exit from the European Union is possible

05 April 2016
Outrage in the right wing press last week showed that it’s possible to put forward a socialist case for leaving the European Union (EU).

Solidarity boosts West Dunbartonshire teachers' fight against cuts

05 April 2016
Striking teachers formed large picket lines as secondary schools across West Dunbartonshire in Scotland shut on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Teachers prepare for battle as Tories face deep crisis

30 March 2016
Teachers have declared war on Tory education secretary Nicky Morgan.

Activists build solidarity as junior doctors escalate strikes

30 March 2016
Junior doctors across England were set to begin a 48-hour strike on Wednesday of next week.

Fringe meetings at the NUT conference: anti-racism, Prevent, austerity, EU referendum....and more

30 March 2016
Hundreds of delegates came to fringe meetings on fighting austerity, testing, racism and Islamophobia, and the EU referendum over the course of conference.

NUT teachers' union conference debates workload and sixth forms

30 March 2016
NUT delegates denounced teachers' workload as "intolerable and getting worse". Delegates also unanimously backed a motion paving the way for more strikes in Sixth Form Colleges.

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour at the NUT teachers' union conference

30 March 2016
Labour leader Corbyn won wide support from the NUT conference delegates

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