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Student demonstration calls for free education and an end to cuts

Student demonstration calls for free education and an end to cuts Hundreds of students marched through central London on Wednesday on a demonstration for free education and against university cuts.

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses  GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.

Calls to take back Yorkshire schools

Calls to take back Yorkshire schools There are growing demands for schools abandoned by a multi?academy trust in Yorkshire to be taken back under local authority control.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

After Heaton-Harris - what are the real threats to academic freedom?

After Heaton-Harris - what are the real threats to academic freedom? Was the Heaton-Harris affair just a storm in a teacup? Christopher Heaton-Harris is the pro-Leave Tory whip who wrote to university vice-chancellors asking for information about “professors involved in the teaching of European affairs, with particular reference to Brexit”.

School cuts campaigners descend on parliament

24 October 2017
Parents, children, teachers and campaigners gathered in central London for a mass lobby of parliament

Children’s centres face the Tory axe in Cambridgeshire

24 October 2017
Young mothers with babies and toddlers, grandparents and trade unionists demanded entry into the council chamber in Cambridge

Strike against cuts that harm education

24 October 2017
Workers at the University of Manchester began a two-day strike on Monday.

Anger against bosses’ ‘sacking clause’ sees large picket lines at Leeds University

17 October 2017
Workers at Leeds University are buoyant after holding their first ever three-day strike last week.

Strikes to defend jobs and conditions at universities of Leeds and Manchester

10 October 2017
 

Radical mood among students on campuses as the new university year begins

26 September 2017
As students begin a new university year many are looking at the upheaval in politics—and the possibility of change.

Funding formula fails test as schools still face cuts

19 September 2017
Also: strike called at Badock’s Wood Primary School in Bristol

Durham councillors make insulting “final offer” to teaching assistants

19 September 2017
Teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham are furious at their Labour-run council’s latest attempt to settle a dispute over pay.

UCU misses an opportunity to encourage pay resistance

01 August 2017
Workers in the UCU union in higher education have voted to accept a below-inflation pay offer. Bosses had offered just 1.7 percent.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

17 July 2017
Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

Parents take to the streets of London against school funding cuts

16 July 2017
Hundreds of parents, children, teachers and others marched in London against school cuts today, Sunday.

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Parents plan a London carnival in reaction to Tory school funding cuts

11 July 2017
Parents, school workers, children and others will gather in central London this Sunday for a carnival against the cuts.

'Over 40 joined our picket to fight for education', Stoke Newington teachers report

28 June 2017
Teachers in the NUT union at Stoke Newington School in Hackney, east London, struck over funding cuts today, Wednesday.

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