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School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses

02 July 2019
Teachers at two schools in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, have struck over health concerns.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

02 July 2019
Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

Fury at firm’s cruel plan to shut special needs school

28 June 2019
Outsourcer Elysium’s scheme to close Crossley Manor school in Merseyside shows the danger of running education for profit

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes

25 June 2019
NEU union members at Waltham Holy Cross Primary School in Waltham Abbey, Essex, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Joan Roan School strikers battle on against academy plan

25 June 2019
NEU union members have held their 15th day of strikes against plans to turn the school into an academy

More action at The John Roan School to say no to academisation

18 June 2019
Greenwich council last week unanimously decided to hand over The John Roan School to a United Learning Trust (ULT) Multi-Academy Trust.

Teachers build support for boycott of hated Sats tests

11 June 2019
NEU union members across England are campaigning to win a big vote in favour of boycotting the hated Sats tests in primary schools.

‘We should strike to save the planet,’ say trade unionists

11 June 2019
After the inspiring school student strikes over climate catastrophe, activists in workplaces are fighting to get action off the ground this September. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of them

Reports from the international climate movement

28 May 2019
Organisers say strikes took place in over 130 countries.

School climate strikers march to demand action on climate change

24 May 2019
Tens of thousands of school students across Britain have struck again to demand action to avert a climate catastrophe.

School climate strikers prepare for a global wave of action

21 May 2019
A huge climate strike was set to sweep across the world this week as part of the latest Fridays for Future school student walkouts.

John Roan battle rages on

14 May 2019
The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into an academy.

The Troublemaker—Para proud of role of soldiers who kept a skull for an ashtray

14 May 2019
Henry Thornton, from south Armagh, was shot as he travelled along Belfast’s Springfield Road in August 1971.

Polish school workers’ leaders retreat

30 April 2019
A historic strike of teachers and other school and nursery workers has been unnecessarily ended by the leaders of the Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP), the biggest union involved.

Tests for four year olds ‘shouldn’t be allowed,’ say protesters

25 April 2019
Children, parents, school workers and others marched on Downing Street to demand an end to “baseline tests”

NEU delegates back fight

23 April 2019
Delegates backed motions to ballot for a boycott of the hated Sats tests and for more action on pay

Schools out in Poland as 600,000 join strikes

21 April 2019
Poland has been struck by the biggest all-out walkout in over 25 years, reports Andy Zebrowski

Militant mass action can change the system

16 April 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) revolt this week is inspiring. Crucially, like the school students’ climate strikes, it has seen a move from words to action.

School students on the streets against climate chaos

12 April 2019
Thousands of students in Britain staged their third day of action against climate change on Friday

School workers strike to stop academy

19 March 2019
NEU union members at Galliard School in north London struck on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

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