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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.

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.

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. 

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

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. 

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.

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 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.

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