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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.

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.

Thousands of teachers prepare for new battle

18 June 2013
A wave of regional teachers’ strikes can help restart the fight against the Tories, says Sadie Robinson

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.

No lesson from Labour on education

18 June 2013
There will be no return to a properly funded, comprehensive education system under a Labour government. 

Michael Gove - new ways to fail at school

11 June 2013
The education minister is doing what’s right for capitalism—not children say Nick Grant and Terry Wrigley

Profit-making school chain collapses in Sweden

04 June 2013
A chain of “for profit” schools, responsible for 10,000 children, has collapsed in Sweden. 

Teachers walkout at Copland School against academy plan

28 May 2013
Teachers at Copland school in Wembley, north west London, struck on Thursday of last week against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Teachers strike back against attacks

28 May 2013
Teachers at Uplands Junior School in Leicester struck on Tuesday of last week over job cuts. Eight teaching assistants could lose their jobs.

Teachers' group discusses building for walkouts

21 May 2013
Some 40 teachers from a couple of dozen NUT union branches met for the steering committee of Lanac in Birmingham last Saturday.

Michael Gove's in trouble with head teachers

21 May 2013
Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove had a rough time last week.

Teachers plan walkout to stop academy

21 May 2013
Teachers at Copland Community School in Wembley, north west London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

Workers defy Greek government’s threats to ‘conscript’ striking teachers

14 May 2013
Thousands of high school teachers in Greece could face arrest if they strike during exams from Friday of this week.

Teachers rally support for walkout against Gove

30 April 2013
Some 500 teachers and parents packed into a joint NUT/NASUWT union rally for education in Liverpool on Saturday of last week. Another 700 rallied in Manchester. 

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