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Strong support for striking teachers

22 October 2013
Teachers won support for their strike from across Britain and the world.

Union leaders should get on with a national walkout, say striking teachers

22 October 2013
Tens of thousands of teachers struck on Thursday of last week. The action shut schools in London, the North East, South East and South West of England.

Why the Tories are trying to take our schools back decades

08 October 2013
Michael Gove’s new curriculum won’t ‘raise standards’ because it’s designed to bash teachers, blame children for failure and justify cuts, writes Sadie Robinson

Pictures of teachers' strike Tuesday 1 October

02 October 2013
Pictures from Sheffield, Norwich, Wakefield and Birmingham

Indefinite strikes spread in Greek sackings battle

17 September 2013
High school teachers across Greece began an all-out strike on Monday of this week. Almost all schools were shut and over 90 percent of teachers took part. More than 30,000 marched in central Athens.

Teachers are 'up for action' against Michael Gove

17 September 2013
Teachers rallied in London and Nottingham last Saturday in the run-up to regional strikes next month to defend pay, pensions, conditions and education.

Crackdown on teachers' camp in Mexico

17 September 2013
Riot police attacked striking teachers in Zocalo, the central square of Mexico city, on Friday of last week.

New school strikes can beat Michael Gove

10 September 2013
United strikes by teachers next month can defend workers’ conditions and children’s education—and hit the government hard, writes Sadie Robinson

Strikes not ‘unpopular’ - what the teachers survey really showed

30 July 2013
Right wing newspapers made much of a survey on attitudes to teachers’ pay last week.

Teachers to tackle Gove over new primary tests

23 July 2013
Teachers, parents and others are fighting new plans by Tory education secretary Michael Gove to grade children.

Teachers’ strikes can hit the Tories hard this autumn

16 July 2013
The two biggest teachers’ unions covering England and Wales, the NUT and NASUWT, have announced national and regional strikes in their campaign to defend pensions, pay and conditions.

Kenya's government feels the heat from workers' strikes

16 July 2013
A national strike by teachers in Kenya entered its 22nd day on Tuesday of this week. 

Let's teach Gove a lesson on curriculum plans

09 July 2013
The government’s new primary school curriculum can only put children off learning.

Teaching unions set to call more walkouts

09 July 2013
The NUT teaching union was set to meet on Thursday of this week and confirm dates for a series of strikes to defend pay, pensions and conditions.

Striking teacher says, 'We all need to be fighting back'

02 July 2013
Sue Bannister, an NUT member, said workers needed to up the ante against the Tories.

Angry teachers' strike tackles the Tories

02 July 2013
Teachers from two unions struck across the north west of England last week as part of a campaign against government attacks on education. Sadie Robinson reports from Liverpool

Teachers march through London against Michael Gove

26 June 2013
Chants of “Get Gove out!” rang through central London as more than 1,000 teachers marched yesterday, Wednesday.

Education unions need to ramp up the resistance to stop Michael Gove

25 June 2013
Michael Gove went for teachers over conditions of work last week. 

Teachers strike to beat Tory attacks

25 June 2013
Teachers were set to strike across the north west of England on Thursday of this week against an assault on their pay, pensions and conditions.

School workers strike back

18 June 2013
NUT and NASUWT union members at John Gulson school in Coventry began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

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