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Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls

Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.

Hundreds of thousands join latest global climate strikes

Hundreds of thousands join latest global climate strikes Hundreds of thousands of activists who are part of the Fridays for Future movement demanded urgent climate action

Take to the streets for the climate

Take to the streets for the climate  Striking school students will take action on Friday across many areas of Britain and large parts of the globe.

All out for latest global climate strike

All out for latest global climate strike School students across the world were making posters, preparing slogans and dropping banners to organise for their next day of climate action.

Sixth form college walkouts grow as more NEU union branches join the picket lines

Sixth form college walkouts grow as more NEU union branches join the picket lines Workers at 34 sixth form colleges across England were set to strike on Wednesday—the third walkout in a fight over pay and funding.

Wave of sixth form strikes gets top marks

Wave of sixth form strikes gets top marks Action at 23 colleges is about more than anger at employers’ paltry pay offer, reports Sadie Robinson

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

15 October 2019
Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

West London school strikes force bosses to back off

08 October 2019
Strikes in west London have pushed Brent council to reconsider a plan to close a school.

‘We have had enough,’ say sixth form workers preparing to strike

01 October 2019
Workers at 23 sixth form colleges are set to strike on Thursday 17 October in a battle over funding and pay.

After historic day on 20 September - build a bigger climate movement

23 September 2019
Friday 20 September 2019 will go down in history as a key date in the fight against climate catastrophe.

Reports round-up - strike and protest over closure of Strathcona school

10 September 2019
NEU union members at Roe Green Strathcona School in Brent, west London, struck on Monday. The action follows a walkout in June against a plan to close the school.

20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

06 September 2019
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Tory funding promises are for the rich

03 September 2019
The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people

Tory cuts fail children in local authorities’ care

13 August 2019
Around 50,000 children rely on care from councils whose services are inadequate, according to a study published last week.

‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers

23 July 2019
The NEU union’s picket line at The John Roan School last week was still lively on the last of 20 days of strikes since May 2018.

‘Private companies only care about money’—parents and children devastated by closure of special needs school

18 July 2019
The closure of a special school in Merseyside has plunged vulnerable children into despair—and put their health at risk

Defend LGBT+ Education

16 July 2019
LGBT+ education is under attack. That was the message from a BBC Panorama programme this week.

Schools round-up: Frustration after Sats result

16 July 2019
The NEU union plans to consult some of its members on whether to ballot for local boycotts of Sats tests

Strike to stop climate chaos

09 July 2019
There are just eleven weeks to go until a critical event for everyone who wants to combat climate catastrophe.

Protesters demand an investigation into death of Greater Manchester schoolgirl

05 July 2019
The family and friends of a Muslim school student who drowned last week are set to hold a protest in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Friday.

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