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Education round up: Strike threat wins pay rise for Scottish teachers

12 March 2019
the threat of strikes by the EIS-Fela union has won Scottish teachers a pay offer that goes some way to restoring money lost under austerity.

Scottish college lecturers strike—and teachers set for strike ballot

05 March 2019
College workers across Scotland held their third one-day strike over pay on Wednesday.

Academy chain ‘loses’ 194 pupils

05 March 2019
An academy chain “lost” 194 children with special educational needs (SEN) at one of its schools in one year.

School strikes to stop academy plans

26 February 2019

Colleges in Hertfordshire could join pay walkouts

26 February 2019
UCU union members at Oaklands College in Hertfordshire are balloting for strikes over pay. The ballot ends on 11 March.

Striking teachers in California join growing revolt over pay and funding

26 February 2019
Around 3,300 teachers in Oakland, California, began their fourth day of strikes on Tuesday.

Two more London colleges could join strikes over pay

19 February 2019
UCU union members at two London colleges are balloting for strikes over pay and conditions

Schools round-up: Protest at music cuts

19 February 2019
A hundreds-strong protest by pupils and parents forced Labour-run Midlothian council in Scotland to step back from slashing the music service

Scottish teachers should fight for better pay

12 February 2019
School teachers in the EIS union in Scotland are voting on whether to accept the latest offer over pay

Vote Jo McNeill for UCU vice president

12 February 2019
Hundreds of academics from across Britain have signed a statement backing Jo McNeill for vice president of the UCU union

Scottish FE lecturers in second pay strike

05 February 2019
College lecturers across Scotland struck on Tuesday, the second day of their action over pay.

‘Let’s be a fighting union’—says UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill

05 February 2019
UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill’s campaign to become the union’s vice president has got off to a busy start.

‘The money’s there—where’s our share?’ college strikers demand

30 January 2019
Workers at colleges across England struck for the second day on Wednesday in a fight over pay

Hundreds on streets against Barclay academy

29 January 2019
Trade Unionists and Labour councillors joined parents, students and ­teachers at a protest against the threatened academisation of the Barclay school in Stevenage last Saturday.

Engines of Privilege—Dismantling an education system for the powerful

28 January 2019
Public schools help to entrench an unequal society. We can build something better, writes Miriam Scharf

Education round-up - action after teachers’ vote?

22 January 2019
NEU union members have overwhelmingly voted to support strikes over pay and school funding

College strikes—‘The money is there for education’

22 January 2019
UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay.

Determined Scottish lecturers strike over pay

17 January 2019
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday in a battle over pay. 

Teachers’ strike puts pressure on Syriza and the Greek state

15 January 2019
A confidence vote in the Greek government shows the scale of Syriza’s crisis, says Nick Clark

Education round-up - teachers vote on pay fight

15 January 2019
An indicative ballot of NEU union members for action over pay and school funding was due to end on Friday this week

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