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East London schools strikers rally together against academisation

East London schools strikers rally together against academisation Strikers, parents and their supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as three-day strikes at two schools came to an end

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show Demonstrators chanted, “Education, not privatisation,” and, “Our schools are not for sale.”

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

Strikers on the front foot in anti-academies battle in east London

Strikers on the front foot in anti-academies battle in east London There was an exuberant mood on the picket line at Avenue primary school in Newham on Tuesday.

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education This year’s NUT union conference in Brighton has seen fury at the Tories' assault on schools.

Newham victories show we can beat academies and the cuts

Newham victories show we can beat academies and the cuts Parents, teachers and campaigners in Newham, east London, are celebrating several victories over academisation after strikes and protests.

The Newham struggle against academisation is winning

20 March 2018
School workers in east London have the council on the run

Parents and teachers slam governors’ drive to make schools academies in east London

15 March 2018
Strikers, parents and supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as NEU union members at three schools struck against academies.

Three Newham schools strike against academies - and win huge support

14 March 2018
NEU union members in east London, are showing their determination not to let more of our schools become academies

Three east London schools strike against academy plans

23 February 2018
Workers at three east London schools struck together yesterday—with lively picket lines joined by parents, teachers, and support workers

School workers in London to strike and rally together against academy plans

21 February 2018
Workers and parents are united in this battle for education

Parents protest at Barnsley primary school against Academies Enterprise Trust

20 February 2018
A large group of parents turned out to protest against Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) at St Helen’s Primary in Barnsley as the school reopened after half term on Monday.

Strikes to spread across education

13 February 2018
Tens of thousands of education workers are gearing up for strikes.

Education workers out on strike in battle against academy plans

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.

Strikes can stop Tories’ academies funding scam

06 February 2018
Firms that run dozens of academies are relying on emergency handouts from the government to stay in business.

Avenue School strike in Newham opposes academy

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.

More strikes set to stop academy plans in east London

23 January 2018
NEU education union members at Avenue School in Newham, east London, were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week against academisation

Reports round-up: Glasgow equal pay campaign

16 January 2018
Also, anti-fracking protest in York, Bradford children's services at risk and more

Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies

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.

Strike over workload at Sheffield primary school

12 December 2017
Teachers at Westways Primary School in Sheffield began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week in a row over workload and other issues.

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