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Teachers prepare to strike on 26 March

04 March 2014
Teachers in the NUT union are preparing to strike on Wednesday 26 March to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

NASUWT won't call more strikes this term against Michael Gove

18 February 2014
The NASUWT teaching union has announced it won’t join a national strike this term to defend teachers.

Walkout threat gets result at Henley Sixth Form College

11 February 2014
NUT union members at Henley Sixth Form College in Oxfordshire have won a victory after threatening strikes.

Stem 6 strikes push bosses back - again

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

Teachers prepare for national strike

11 February 2014
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) announced plans on Friday of last week for a strike across schools in England and Wales for Wednesday 26 March.

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.

Welsh students call anti-cuts protest

04 February 2014
Students at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun school held a protest in Merthyr, South Wales, last Saturday against cuts that could stop them learning in Welsh.

Teachers walk out for conditions and pupils at four National Autistic Society schools

28 January 2014
Teachers at four schools run by the National Autistic Society (NAS) struck on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week.

NUT teachers union confirms it will call a national strike

21 January 2014
The NUT union has confirmed a policy to call a national strike this term unless Tory education secretary Michael Gove makes serious movement in an ongoing dispute. The union executive (NEC) met on Thursday of last week.

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

Round up: Strikes and protests in schools and colleges

14 January 2014
Strike at Copland Community School, Wembley | Strike at Abbey School, Rotherham | Strike at Dukeries Academy, Nottingham | Strike at Gateway Sixth Form College, Leicester | Strike at Birchgrove Comprehensive School, Swansea | Protest against Michael Gove at Marling School, Stroud | Meeting of NUT union executive

Teaching unions must call more strikes

07 January 2014
Activists in teaching unions are calling for more action to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

Teachers hound hated Gove

03 December 2013
Teachers and other trade unionists protested outside a local Tory party meeting due to be addressed by Michael Gove on Friday of last week.

Reports round-up

03 December 2013
Mitie cleaners consider new offer | Defend union rep Charlotte Monro | March celebrates victory at Hovis | Action in Glasgow wins concessions | Ballot due over attack on shifts | Anti-racists block EDL in Hartlepool

Teachers call for strikes as Gove goes on offensive

12 November 2013
Education secretary Michael Gove has sent a provocative letter to the NUT and NASUWT teaching unions, which are in dispute over attacks on pay, pensions and conditions. 

New walkout for Glasgow school assistants

12 November 2013
Some 400 Pupil Support Assistants (PSAs) in Glasgow walked out on strike on Wednesday of last week in the north east area of the city. 

Children need play, not tests - what's wrong with the Tories' early years reforms

12 November 2013
Sadie Robinson spoke to childhood learning expert Richard House about what government schemes for pre-school education will mean for young children

Teachers' unions pull back from national strike this year against Gove

25 October 2013
Teaching unions have retreated from plans to call a national one-day strike before Christmas. The news will be a bitter blow to teachers across Britain who want to see a serious fight that can beat Tory education secretary Michael Gove.

Strong support for striking teachers

22 October 2013
Teachers won support for their strike from across Britain and the world.

Union leaders should get on with a national walkout, say striking teachers

22 October 2013
Tens of thousands of teachers struck on Thursday of last week. The action shut schools in London, the North East, South East and South West of England.

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