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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' 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.

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.

Michael Gove's in trouble with head teachers

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

Danish government uses law to end all-out teachers' strike

30 April 2013
The Labour-led governing coalition in Denmark last week used legal powers to end a four-week all out strike by the country’s teachers.

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. 

Trade unionists remember Lucy Meadows

23 April 2013
Over 100 people marched in Accrington, Lancashire, last Saturday in memory of Lucy Meadows.

Teachers gear up for rallies against Gove

23 April 2013
Teachers were set to rally in Liverpool and Manchester on Saturday of this week. The action is part of a joint campaign by the NUT and NASUWT unions to defend teachers’ pay, pensions and conditions.

Seminar to defend school history

23 April 2013
Some 60 teachers and students attended the first seminar of the Defend School History campaign last Saturday.

Teachers' union narrow vote against strikes on 26 June

03 April 2013
Teachers at the NUT union conference in Liverpool have voted narrowly against striking on 26 June.

Teachers demand a national walkout

28 March 2013
Teachers in the NUT union were set to gather for the union’s annual conference in Liverpool on Friday of this week (see below).

Protest in solidarity with hounded teacher

28 March 2013
Lucy Meadows, a transgender teacher, was found dead in her home on Wednesday of last week in what police believe to be a suicide.

Teachers march in London and Coventry

21 March 2013
They called on Tory education secretary Michael Gove to resign.

School management backs off after west London action

21 March 2013
Teachers at Alec Reed Academy in Ealing, west London, called off a planned three-day strike this week after winning a series of commitments from management.

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