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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. 

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

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.

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.

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.

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