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Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference

03 April 2018
Teachers could be heading for a national strike ballot over pay. Delegates at the NUT union conference in Brighton last weekend passed a motion calling on the union to launch a “vigorous campaign” over pay.

Teachers at union conference support Palestine, oppose Islamophobia and defend Jeremy Corbyn

01 April 2018
Anti-racism was a big theme of NUT teachers’ union conference this week

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

27 March 2018
The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

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

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

Strong school strikes against academies get a result in Newham

27 February 2018
Newham council in east London has passed a motion opposing academies, following a series of strikes by school workers.

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

School workers strike to prove they are not doorMATs

20 February 2018
Workers began a three-day strike at The Village School in Brent, west London, on Tuesday of this week. The action, by NEU union members, is against a plan to turn the school into an academy.

Newham schools strike to stop the academisers

20 February 2018
 

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.

Five schools set to strike in fight to beat academies

13 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham, east London, struck on Thursday of last week against a plan to turn their school into an academy.

Schools suffer from Tories’ cuts

12 February 2018
Tory cuts to school funding have caused thousands of job cuts across England.

Muslim parents furious after new attack on hijab by Ofsted’s Amanda Spielman

06 February 2018
Muslim parents are angry and worried after Ofsted watchdog chief executive Amanda Spielman backed a head teacher who had banned the hijab.

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.

School cleaners in Hackney are 100 percent behind pay strikes

09 January 2018
More than 40 school cleaners in six schools in Hackney, east London, have voted to strike by 100 percent on a 60 percent turnout.

Ruling in case of Tahir Alam relating to the Trojan Horse hoax to be withheld

02 January 2018
A tribunal ruling relating to a man embroiled in the Trojan Horse hoax in Birmingham will not be published—even though the hearing was public.

Schools round up: Newham against academies

02 January 2018
NEU union members at Royal Docks Community School in Newham, east London, struck on Wednesday 13 December. They are fighting plans to turn the school into an academy.

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