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NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education

NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

School bullies meet their match—how resistance to school funding cuts is spreading

School bullies meet their match—how resistance to school funding cuts is spreading Theresa May and her education secretary Justine Greening may have bitten off more than they can chew

Labour activists slapped down by party officials for opposing free school

Labour activists slapped down by party officials for opposing free school Labour Party officials have threatened to suspend one of their own constituency parties for campaigning against a free school

Tories launch school attack

Tories launch school attack The Tories are throwing another £320 million at expensive free schools in England —and could fund new grammar schools too.

Tories slash our state schools but splash out on their free schools

Tories slash our state schools but splash out on their free schools The Department for Education is splurging on land for privatised free schools while neglected state schools fall into disrepair, Sadie Robinson reports

Time to organise against Tory attacks on education and teachers

18 March 2016
The Tories are preparing to force every school in England to become a privately-run academy – but the plan has sparked fierce resistance.

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

Stem 6 strikes push bosses back - again

11 February 2014
Teachers at a north London free school have won a resounding victory.

Strikes are back on after Stem 6 school bosses renege on union recognition agreement

04 February 2014
Teachers at a north London free school were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

Victory at Islington free school as threat of strike wins union recognition

29 January 2014
The workers, at Stem 6 Academy in Islington have forced school bosses to back down and won union recognition after threatening to strike.

Islington teachers say, 'No zero-hours contracts in our schools'

28 January 2014
Teachers at the Stem 6 Academy in Islington, north London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

Education news in brief

28 January 2014
Question Time in Hammersmith, Birchgrove Comprehensive, NUT London-wide rally, Campaign against Brixton free school

Strikes and campaigns in schools, colleges and universities

21 January 2014
Abbey Special School in Rotherham | Birchgrove Comprehensive School in Swansea | Dukeries Academies in Nottingham | Birmingham University | Gateway sixth form college in Leicester | Sulivan Primary school in Hammersmith | Anti Academies Alliance AGM

Teachers' walkout is a fight for education - and against hated Michael Gove

15 October 2013
Anger at the pressure Michael Gove piles on children is driving regional school strikes, says Sadie Robinson

Gove's free school snatches millions from Islington council

02 July 2013
The Tories have taken control of a north London school and handed it to a trust made up of profit-making firms—for free.

School workers strike back

18 June 2013
NUT and NASUWT union members at John Gulson school in Coventry began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

No lesson from Labour on education

18 June 2013
There will be no return to a properly funded, comprehensive education system under a Labour government. 

Profit-making school chain collapses in Sweden

04 June 2013
A chain of “for profit” schools, responsible for 10,000 children, has collapsed in Sweden. 

Michael Gove's battle with reality

30 April 2013
Just last week Gove refused to rule out a school closure in the north east of England if a free school opens.

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