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Sixth form college workers get set for more strikes over funding and pay

Sixth form college workers get set for more strikes over funding and pay Workers at 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.

Enthusiastic support for sixth form college strikes over funding and pay

Enthusiastic support for sixth form college strikes over funding and pay At college after college, strikers reported that new faces had joined big picket lines and that there was a buoyant mood.

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

The Sats don’t work - they just make things worse

The Sats don’t work - they just make things worse Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will scrap the hated Sats school tests. Sadie Robinson spoke to people about why they should go now

NEU delegates back fight

NEU delegates back fight Delegates backed motions to ballot for a boycott of the hated Sats tests and for more action on pay

Schools out in Poland as 600,000 join strikes

21 April 2019
Poland has been struck by the biggest all-out walkout in over 25 years, reports Andy Zebrowski

Biggest strike for decades rocks Poland’s government

12 April 2019
Unions estimate that over 600,000 workers are taking part in an indefinite education strike - not just teachers, butcooks, cleaners, caretakers and office staff as well.

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.

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

Los Angeles teachers’ strike—a lesson in how to fight

27 January 2019
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.

Donald Trump in shutdown war as striking teachers fight back

21 January 2019
US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.

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

EIS union members plan college strike in Scotland over pay

15 January 2019
Further education lecturers across Scotland were set to strike on Wednesday this week over pay.

Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action

04 December 2018
The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward

04 December 2018
Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.

Education round-up—Workers plan walkout for higher pay at six colleges

13 November 2018
UCU union members across six colleges are expected to strike over pay on 28 and 29 November.

Upbeat strike at The John Roan school says no to academies

07 November 2018
Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.

Monster march in Glasgow to demand more pay for teachers shows the mood to fight

27 October 2018
Around 30,000 teachers and their supporters marched through Glasgow on Saturday in a massively powerful display of their determination to win a 10 percent pay rise.

Teachers in Scotland need a 10 percent pay rise now

23 October 2018
Teachers in Scotland are set to take a step forwards in their battle for pay and decent education on Saturday.

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