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Sixth form strikers ramp up pressure on colleges and Tories

27 February 2020
Sixth form college workers struck over pay and funding - and escalation could be coming

‘Take the market out of education,’ say the sixth form workers as battle grows

25 February 2020
Workers across 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday this week, demanding more funding and higher pay.

Fight against academisation heats up in east London

11 February 2020
Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.

Sixth form college workers get set for more strikes over funding and pay

04 February 2020
Workers at 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan

28 January 2020
NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.

Schools and councils round-up: strikes over ‘bullying,’ academies and more

14 January 2020
Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School for Girls in south east London resumed their strikes this week with a three-day walkout from Tuesday.

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

03 December 2019
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

29 November 2019
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

28 November 2019
 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

26 November 2019
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

19 November 2019
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

22 October 2019
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.

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