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Education workers round-up

08 July 2014
Primary Charter meeting to defend childhood | King’s lecturers to join 10 July strike | Croydon teachers are fighting back

Schools round-up

24 June 2014
Teachers at St Joseph’s Catholic Academy in Hebburn, south Tyneside, struck on Tuesday and Thursday of last week.

Lambeth College strikers remain defiant in the face of bosses' blackmail

24 June 2014
Vindictive bosses have gone on the offensive to try and smash an all-out strike at Lambeth College.

Industrial in brief

17 June 2014
Big majority for action at Newsquest | Hall cleaners fight to keep their jobs | Teachers to walk out over redundancies | NUT general secretary election | Gwalia care workers defend conditions | Justice for Domestic Workers protest

As Lambeth College strike hits hard—back strikers against victimisations

17 June 2014
Workers at Lambeth College have entered their third week of indefinite strike—and their action is getting stronger.

Anger and calls for action at EIS Scottish education union conference

10 June 2014
Anger at increasing workloads dominated the annual conference of the EIS, Scotland’s biggest education union, in Perth last week.

Leadership election begins in NUT teachers' union

03 June 2014
Voting begins this week in the NUT union for the general secretary and deputy general secretary.

Workers vote for strikes to save jobs at Dundee university

03 June 2014
Dundee University UCU members have voted by 69 percent for strikes on a 38 percent turnout against threats of compulsory redundancy. 

UCU union leaders feel the heat at short Congress

03 June 2014
The UCU union’s annual congress and sector conferences in Manchester last week were shaped by a debate over what kind of resistance is possible. They took place days before UCU members at Lambeth College began an all-out strike against attacks on their conditions.

NUT conference: Teachers vote for June strike and vow to defend education

22 April 2014
Full report of NUT conference including debate on national strikes. Delegates also discussed privatisation, stress, Ofsted, free schools, the Tories' immigration bill, international solidarity, and inclusive education for disabled people

After national teachers' strike, meet the Govebusters

01 April 2014
Last week’s teachers’ strike showed the anger that exists in our schools. Teachers in London and Birmingham told Socialist Worker about the reality of life in education, why they hate Michael Gove—and how to beat him

Teachers' strikes can beat hated Tory Michael Gove's attacks

25 March 2014
Tory education secretary Michael Gove is weak. The first national teachers’ strike since 2011 is a chance to turn the tide on him, writes Sadie Robinson

Teachers prepare to take the fight to hated Tory minister Michael Gove

18 March 2014
The first national teachers’ strike in two years is for the future of education, reports Sadie Robinson

Teachers’ strike can beat hated Tory Michael Gove

11 March 2014
Teachers took to the streets across Britain last weekend to publicise an upcoming strike.

Teachers prepare to strike on 26 March

04 March 2014
Teachers in the NUT union are preparing to strike on Wednesday 26 March to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

NASUWT won't call more strikes this term against Michael Gove

18 February 2014
The NASUWT teaching union has announced it won’t join a national strike this term to defend teachers.

Teachers' union calls national strike against Michael Gove

07 February 2014
The National Union of Teachers announced today, Friday, plans for a national strike across schools in England and Wales for Wednesday 26 March. 

Teachers strike after bosses break their word

05 February 2014
Teachers at Stem 6 academy in Islington, north London, struck today, Wednesday, after bosses reneged on an agreement to recognise their union.

Round up: Strikes and protests in schools and colleges

14 January 2014
Strike at Copland Community School, Wembley | Strike at Abbey School, Rotherham | Strike at Dukeries Academy, Nottingham | Strike at Gateway Sixth Form College, Leicester | Strike at Birchgrove Comprehensive School, Swansea | Protest against Michael Gove at Marling School, Stroud | Meeting of NUT union executive

Teaching unions must call more strikes

07 January 2014
Activists in teaching unions are calling for more action to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

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