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Jeremy Corbyn and Labour at the NUT teachers' union conference

30 March 2016
Labour leader Corbyn won wide support from the NUT conference delegates

Teachers vote for strikes against forced academies and cuts

26 March 2016
Teachers have voted overwhelmingly for strikes against the impact of forced academies and funding cuts.

Teachers slam Tory academy plan—and prepare for mass protests

22 March 2016
The Tories want to force every school in England to become a privately-run academy—but the plan has sparked fierce resistance.

GALLERY - NUT 6th form strikers march on the Department for Education

15 March 2016
Teachers in sixth form colleges across England struck on Tuesday against the devastating impact of Tory funding cuts.The Tories have slashed some 14 percent from funding in real terms and want to take out 8 percent more. NUT union members say the attacks make their conditions worse—and damage education for students. In London they marched on the Department for Education

West Bank teachers’ strike fuels a deep crisis for Palestinian Authority

15 March 2016
A month-long teachers’ strike in the West Bank has exposed growing dissatisfaction among Palestinians with the governing Palestinian Authority (PA).

Small Heath teachers need support as they step up fight to save their rep Simon O'Hara

08 March 2016
Victimised union rep Simon O'Hara (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Five schools in Dunbartonshire shut by strike

23 February 2016
TEACHERS in West Dunbartonshire struck for 24 hours over cuts on Thursday of last week, shutting all five secondary schools in the council area.The teachers rejected the council’s latest offer by nine to one.

Small Heath school strikes halt academy as fight for union rep continues

01 February 2016
 

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

First strike in 30 years for West Dunbartonshire teachers fighting cuts

05 January 2016
Also: Tech City teachers could strike again | Strike vote at Trinity academy in Somerset | Talks break down at Listerdale school in Rotherham

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

Lewisham schools victory over academies ahead of fresh walkout

26 May 2015
Workers at three schools in Lewisham, south east London, were set to begin a two-day strike on Wednesday of next week. 

Workers strike at London Met as second union votes for walkouts

26 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University struck on Thursday of last week against plans to axe 165 jobs. 

Lecturers' UCU conference shows a mood to take on the Tories' austerity

26 May 2015
The growing mood to resist the new Tory government infected the University and College Union (UCU) national conference in Glasgow last weekend.

London Met workers strike back to blunt bosses' job axe

19 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University were set to strike on Thursday of this week against bosses’ plans to axe 165 jobs.

Greenwich College workers prepare for more strikes

28 April 2015
Workers at Greenwich College in south London were set to strike on Friday of this week over new contracts that slash holidays, impose longer hours and bring in unannounced teaching observations.

Determined pickets join Salford strike to defend sacked lecturers

23 April 2015
Angry and determined pickets turned away cars as they took part in a one-day strike at Salford University today, Thursday.

Testing time for the Tories

14 April 2015
There’s a nasty agenda behind the Tories’ plans to test children as young as four. They will set children and schools up for failure while robbing vital education funds to give to big firms. But there is resistance, writes Sadie Robinson

Over 40 percent back escalating action at NUT conference

07 April 2015
Over 40 percent of conference backed an amendment calling for an "escalating campaign of national strike action" over workload and putting a timetable for action.

Teachers at NUT conference must prepare for resistance to education assault

31 March 2015
Delegates will gather in Harrogate this weekend for the annual conference of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).

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