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Reports round-up: Fresh walkout at Little Ilford school

08 December 2020
Victory after school tries  to cut £100,000 by slashing education workers’ salaries

School students slam the plan for exams next year

07 December 2020
The Tories plan more misery for over 700,000 students due to sit GCSEs, A-Levels and other exams despite missing months of education due to coronavirus

Students revolt against being treated without dignity

05 December 2020
Rent strikes and other actions are spreading

Tories push to keep schools open has been disastrous as more shut everyday

04 December 2020
Coronavirus chaos is causing soaring numbers of schools across England to close.

Hackney school strikers fight for their conditions and children’s education

03 December 2020
A militant, lively picket took place on Thursday at Leaways school in Hackney, east London.

LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan

03 December 2020
Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.

Rent strikes spread after student win at Manchester university

01 December 2020
Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

Battles over cuts and safety fears in universities

30 November 2020
UCU union members at Brighton University were set to strike over planned redundancies in the IT department

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women

27 November 2020
This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

Student action wins big rent cut in Manchester

26 November 2020
Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’

25 November 2020
Some 51 workers at Little Ilford School struck for their fifth day on Wednesday. It is the second day of a three-day strike over unacceptable working conditions and the expansion of the east London school.

Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams

22 November 2020
Over 700,000 students across England are due to take exams next summer. They have suffered months of disruption because of the pandemic.  

Majority of teachers have worked in a school with homeless children

19 November 2020
Over half of teachers in Britain have worked at a school with children who were or became homeless in the past three years, according to a new study.

Little Ilford strikers fight to defend their east London school

18 November 2020
Workers at Little Ilford school in east London began a two-day strike on Wednesday against plans that would damage the quality of education.

Forth Valley college lecturers start action as wider clash looms

16 November 2020
Forth Valley College lecturers in the EIS-Further Education Lecturers’ Association (FELA) union began a campaign of industrial action last week.

Manchester students continue occupation against university's pandemic treatment

15 November 2020
Students at the University of Manchester have continued their occupation of Owen Park tower in protest of their university's dangerous policies during the pandemic.

Manchester university students occupy over contemptuous coronavirus treatment

12 November 2020
A group of students at the University of Manchester went into occupation on Thursday. They are protesting at their university's treatment of students and staff during the pandemic.

‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker

12 November 2020
A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.

French teachers strike for better virus safety measures

11 November 2020
French teachers struck and demonstrated in large numbers on Tuesday demanding coronavirus safety. But they also raised many other educational demands.

Schools are major spreaders of coronavirus—but Tories keep them open

09 November 2020
The Tories are risking lives by keeping schools and colleges open—and are undermining the latest coronavirus lockdown.

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