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Industrial round-up

26 January 2016
Strikes backing Fife postie |London students stage rent strike | Motherwell XPO workers’ pay fight | Protest against fracking in valley | Occupy to save 120 cider jobs

Reports round-up

19 January 2016
Pickets turn away cars at EDF | Examine any offer carefully at DVSA | FBU ballot over South Yorkshire cuts | Students oppose axing of grants

John Cabot academy strike off after workers win all their demands

12 January 2016
A strike at John Cabot academy in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, planned for Tuesday of this week, was called off after workers won all of their demands.

Exclusive - Moazzam Begg and Shelly Asquith defy smears - fight racist witch hunt

12 January 2016
The Daily Mail newspaper is spearheading a racist witch hunt against the Muslims and students standing up to the government’s Prevent agenda.

National pay fight looms in Scotland's colleges

12 January 2016
Over 4,000 lecturers across Scotland’s further education (FE) colleges are set to begin a national strike ballot over pay on 20 January.

Solid school action puts Dunbartonshire council on back foot over cuts

12 January 2016
Secondary school teachers at Labour-run West Dunbartonshire Council in Scotland struck on Tuesday of this week.

NHS students' fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories

05 January 2016
Anger at the Tory assault on the NHS is spreading as health care students and their supporters were set to march in central London this Saturday.

Strike beats Alfreton Grange school bosses

15 December 2015
NUT union members at Alfreton Grange academy in North Derbyshire have won over working conditions.

Students occupy to halt campus closure at the Cass

15 December 2015
Students at the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in east London occupied a university gallery space on Wednesday of last week.

Nursing students fight cuts to bursaries

15 December 2015
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is facing a fresh NHS revolt as healthcare students organise to defend their bursaries.

Art students occupy against 'ridiculous' cuts at London Met

10 December 2015
Students, staff and supporters rallied outside the Cass school of arts and design in east London today, Thursday, in support of a student occupation.

Open University workers keep up action with rolling strikes to stop cuts

01 December 2015
Open University (OU) workers have begun a week of rolling strikes in protest at plans to close seven regional OU centres and slash 500 jobs.

London Met art students plan protest against cuts at the Cass

24 November 2015
Students at the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design (Cass) in east London were set to protest on Thursday of this week.

Lecturers strike to beat college pay freeze

10 November 2015
A walkout by college lecturers could launch a fight to defend education, reports Sadie Robinson

Thousands of students march in London against Tory cuts and racist scapegoating

05 November 2015
Thousands of students marched through central London yesterday, Wednesday. They were protesting against Tory plans to scrap the Maintenance Grant, given to students from lower income households, and racist scapegoating.

Reports round-up

03 November 2015
Protest at Jack the Ripper museum; Fast Food Rights campaign; anti-racists in Kent; Palestine solidarity; High Court ruling

FE lecturers gear up for strike to break pay freeze

27 October 2015
A lecturers’ strike is set to hit further education colleges across England on Tuesday 10 November. The bosses’ Association of Colleges has recommended a pay freeze for 2015/16.

Students' rebellion in South Africa should inspire us all

27 October 2015
After ten days of unprecedented protests, students in South Africa have won an interim demand that there be no increases in university fees next year.

Student round-up

27 October 2015
The final meetings in the Students not Suspects tour were held at Manchester and Strathclyde universities last week.

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

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