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Education round-up

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

Thousands join Jeremy Corbyn rally in Manchester as anti-Tory protests continue

06 October 2015
A week of resistance to the Tories is continuing in Manchester.

Students and staff protest against University of Manchester cuts

06 October 2015
Students led a demonstration on Friday of last week against planned job cuts at the University of Manchester. 

Ballot in colleges for strike over pay freeze ‘offer’

29 September 2015
College lecturers are balloting for strikes over pay.

Nine year olds face ‘racial profiling in British schools’ because of Prevent

29 September 2015
Primary school children face increasing racial profiling, according to a new report. 

Racist Tory strategy takes aim at children

29 September 2015
Muslim school pupils, teachers and academics are increasingly being treated as a threat, says?Judith Orr

Students inspired by Jeremy Corbyn say something must change

29 September 2015
Students have been affected by the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader and the atmosphere of hope it has created. 

South London college occupied in cuts battle

21 July 2015
A small group of activists occupied against the closure of the Camberwell site of Lewisham and Southwark College (Lesoco) last Sunday.

Slasher Osborne's Budget Day massacre

14 July 2015
Press and pundits focused on George Osborne’s minimum wage rise but missed the real story of the budget—the biggest assault on working class living standards for a generation. Nick Clark examines the budget

Reports round-up

09 June 2015
National student protests called | Climate campaign plans for Paris | Protest against Kensington and Chelsea council cuts | Barnsley marches against austerity | Meeting against racists in Sheffield | Probation officers set for walkout

Four-day strike at Salford University over victimisations

26 May 2015
UCU union members at Salford University began a four-day strike on Tuesday of this week against victimisations.

Workers strike at London Met as second union votes for walkouts

26 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University struck on Thursday of last week against plans to axe 165 jobs. 

Lecturers' UCU conference shows a mood to take on the Tories' austerity

26 May 2015
The growing mood to resist the new Tory government infected the University and College Union (UCU) national conference in Glasgow last weekend.

Cop Andrew Ott didn't get away with it - what about the rest?

26 May 2015
It was great to see PC Andrew Ott, the copper who knocked a protester’s tooth out, get sent to prison for eight months last week. It was even better to hear that he sobbed in the dock as he got sent down.

Lewisham schools victory over academies ahead of fresh walkout

26 May 2015
Workers at three schools in Lewisham, south east London, were set to begin a two-day strike on Wednesday of next week. 

London Met workers strike back to blunt bosses' job axe

19 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University were set to strike on Thursday of this week against bosses’ plans to axe 165 jobs.

Reports round-up

19 May 2015
CalMac ferry workers fight to defend conditions | Globe theatre staff walkout over pay | Coordinated action looms at BBC | Freedom Riders come up trumps | Manchester students occupy over Tory plans | LGSM put the politics back into Birmingham Pride

Cockroaches spark student rent strike

28 April 2015
Over 150 students living in two halls of residence at Soas university in central London have called a rent strike over their living conditions.

Determined pickets join Salford strike to defend sacked lecturers

23 April 2015
Angry and determined pickets turned away cars as they took part in a one-day strike at Salford University today, Thursday.

Fight goes on after court rules to evict University of Arts London occupiers

21 April 2015
Students occupying the University of Arts London (UAL) in protest over course cuts were evicted last week

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