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Teachers launch fight for higher pay at London rally

Teachers launch fight for higher pay at London rally Over 70 people came to a pay rally for NEU union members in London on Thursday of last week.

Teachers meet to discuss their campaign over pay

Teachers meet to discuss their campaign over pay NEU union members in London planned a pay rally

UCU congress to reflect a transformed union after an historic year

UCU congress to reflect a transformed union after an historic year The University and College Union (UCU) will hold its annual congress in Manchester this week.

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues Workers and parents at Avenue school in east London scored a victory this week after school bosses retreated on an academy plan.

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show Demonstrators chanted, “Education, not privatisation,” and, “Our schools are not for sale.”

Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes

Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes Teachers in the US state of Oklahoma began their second week of walkouts on Monday. They are striking for more pay and better education funding.

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference

03 April 2018
Teachers could be heading for a national strike ballot over pay. Delegates at the NUT union conference in Brighton last weekend passed a motion calling on the union to launch a “vigorous campaign” over pay.

Teachers at union conference support Palestine, oppose Islamophobia and defend Jeremy Corbyn

01 April 2018
Anti-racism was a big theme of NUT teachers’ union conference this week

Acton high school out for two days

27 March 2018
NEU union members at Acton High school in west London began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Workers are in dispute over three issues – bullying, management’s response to behaviour issues and a planned takeover by Ark.

Welcome to strike country - inside the spreading US teachers' strikes

27 March 2018
An inspirational fight by West Virginia teachers has inspired teachers and other public sector workers

NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education

27 March 2018
The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins

13 March 2018
Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

West Virginia school workers reject deal agreed by union leaders and continue strike

01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work

Education workers out on strike in battle against academy plans

08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.

Avenue School strike in Newham opposes academy

31 January 2018
Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.

Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies

09 January 2018
The first strike at The Cumberland School in Newham, east London, against academisation saw over 50 NEU education union members picketing on Tuesday.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

11 December 2017
I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

Parents, children and teachers united against academies

05 December 2017
The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses

14 November 2017
 GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.

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