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.
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
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
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
18 March 2014
The first national teachers’ strike in two years is for the future of education, reports Sadie Robinson
11 March 2014
Teachers took to the streets across Britain last weekend to publicise an upcoming strike.
04 March 2014
Teachers in the NUT union are preparing to strike on Wednesday 26 March to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.
18 February 2014
The NASUWT teaching union has announced it won’t join a national strike this term to defend teachers.
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.
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.
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
07 January 2014
Activists in teaching unions are calling for more action to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.
26 November 2013
Around 50 people attended a national meeting of the Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) in London last Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
22 October 2013
Activists plan to protest at parliament over changes to young children’s education.
22 October 2013
Teachers won support for their strike from across Britain and the world.
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.
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