01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work
08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.
31 January 2018
Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.
09 January 2018
The first strike at The Cumberland School in Newham, east London, against academisation saw over 50 NEU education union members picketing on Tuesday.
11 December 2017
I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.
05 December 2017
The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield
14 November 2017
GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.
07 November 2017
Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.
17 July 2017
Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.
14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.
11 July 2017
Parents, school workers, children and others will gather in central London this Sunday for a carnival against the cuts.
27 June 2017
Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.
20 June 2017
Teachers at two west London schools were out on strike on Tuesday of this week. NUT union members at Drayton Green primary school began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Those at Dormers Wells High School began a three-day strike.
20 June 2017
NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.
13 June 2017
Parents, teachers, children and others are preparing to protest against school funding cuts in London. The demonstration is expected to be on Sunday 16 July.
06 June 2017
The EIS education union has reacted angrily to the Scottish government’s plan to involve private firms in teacher training.
06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised
09 May 2017
Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.
25 April 2017
Workers at three schools in south east London began a coordinated two-day strike against cuts on Tuesday of this week.
18 April 2017
Teachers in some English schools could strike in the summer term in response to Tory funding cuts. Delegates at the NUT union’s annual conference in Cardiff unanimously voted for the plan last weekend (see below).