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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.

Socialist teachers discuss when to strike in the new year

26 November 2013
Around 50 people attended a national meeting of the Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) in London last Saturday. 

Back STA in union polls

19 November 2013
Nomination meetings are taking place in local branches of the NUT union for candidates in elections for the union’s national executive.

Michael Gove changes GCSEs to make sure more students will fail

05 November 2013
Michael Gove has taken another chaotic step towards undermining state education. He is rushing through another change to GCSE exams. Yet again, teachers are breathlessly trying to catch up.

Teachers' unions pull back from national strike this year against Gove

25 October 2013
Teaching unions have retreated from plans to call a national one-day strike before Christmas. The news will be a bitter blow to teachers across Britain who want to see a serious fight that can beat Tory education secretary Michael Gove.

Protest to defend early years education

22 October 2013
Activists plan to protest at parliament over changes to young children’s education. 

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