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Socialist teachers debate fightback and trans liberation

17 January 2017
Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) members met in London last weekend.

Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara

03 January 2017
A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.

South Gloucestershire parents ask, ‘Why can’t schools be run by local authority?’

29 November 2016
Around 400 parents, teachers and students protested outside the gates of the Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire last Saturday.

Teachers should vote for one bigger union

01 November 2016
The NUT and ATL teaching unions are holding conferences in London on Saturday to debate and vote on plans to merge.

NUT faces backlash from branches over U-turn on strike promises

20 September 2016
NUT union branches and associations have passed motions calling on its leaders to name more strike dates.

School walkout over pay in Liverpool

19 July 2016
Also: Academy action in Wallasey, East London school bosses back down, Kevin Courtney wins NUT union election

Teachers wage war on Tories with England-wide walkout

05 July 2016
Teachers in England struck on Tuesday in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts. Thousands of schools were closed as the walkout made a big impact.

Teachers' walkout over Tory education cuts has a big impact across England

05 July 2016
Teachers across England are out on strike today, Tuesday, in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts.

Teachers set to strike against Tory cuts - and fight to defend education

28 June 2016
Teachers will take part in an England-wide school strike next Tuesday over the impact of Tory policies and funding cuts.

Teachers vote to walk out against Tory cuts

23 June 2016
Teachers have called an England-wide strike on Tuesday 5 July against Tory funding cuts to education. The NUT union members voted by an overwhelming 92 percent for the action on a turnout of 25 percent.

Teachers race to get out the biggest possible strike vote

14 June 2016
Tory cuts, tests and academisation threaten schools, but teachers are ready to fight, says Sadie Robinson

NUT members ballot over white paper and funding cuts

31 May 2016
NUT union members across England are balloting for strikes over the impact of the government’s education white paper and funding cuts.

Teachers build for strike to defend education

24 May 2016
Support is growing for action to beat cuts, academisation and other attacks, reports Sadie Robinson

Teachers resist cuts, tests and academies

17 May 2016
Campaigners told Sadie Robinson the Tories’ retreat doesn’t mean the threat to state schools has gone away

Sats tests fail our children - they have to go

10 May 2016
Hundreds of thousands of children in England faced misery this week as they were forced to sit the hated Sats tests.

Prestwich Arts College workers begin three-day strike to save jobs

10 May 2016
Prestwich Arts College teachers in Manchester began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, against compulsory redundancies.

Teachers and parents can sink latest attacks on education

26 April 2016
The government is on the rocks as resistance to academies and Tory tests grows. With big union meetings and angry parents there’s real potential to beat them

Teachers get to work to build for anti-academies strike vote

19 April 2016
Tory plans to force every school to become an academy would see profit-making businesses take over schools. But growing opposition could soon lead to action, reports?Sadie Robinson

People's Assembly demo arrives in Trafalgar Square: steel workers and teachers speak out

16 April 2016
ARRIVING IN Trafalgar Square, the tens of thousands of marchers on the People’s Assembly demonstration quickly filled the space. On the demonstration there were many chants of "Say hey, say ho, dodgy Dave has got to go."

Teachers' academies fight could help bring down the Tories

12 April 2016
Teachers are preparing to ballot for strikes against the impact of forced academies, reports Sadie Robinson

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