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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.

Stand Up To Racism conference calls for action in the workplace

09 February 2020
Up to 250 trade unionists and campaigners rallied against racism in Central London on Saturday.

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.

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus

04 February 2020
Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.

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.

Huge victory in Newham schools academy battle

21 January 2020
Workers at an east London secondary school have won a big victory in a fight against academisation.

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.

Education round up: School strikers want head to confess to bullying

10 December 2019
Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School for Girls in Bexleyheath began a three-day strike on 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.

Reports round up: Strikers pile on pressure at Westex carpets

26 November 2019
Workers at Westex Carpets in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, are on all-out indefinite strike over pay.

Angry sixth form college strikers say, ‘Education cuts are an election issue’

20 November 2019
Strikes hit some 34 sixth form colleges on Wednesday as NEU union members walked out. The action was the third walkout in the union’s campaign over pay and funding – and the biggest so far.

Education round up: Notts College strikers agree to new deal

19 November 2019
Workers at Nottingham College have voted overwhelmingly to accept a deal to end a long-running dispute. Some 15 days of strikes by UCU union members—and the threat of more—has blocked bosses’ attempts to drive down their pay and conditions.

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.

Sixth form college strikers stand up for students and against education cuts

05 November 2019
Workers across 25 sixth form colleges across England struck together on Tuesday.

Education round up: Notts College workers get ready for more walkouts

29 October 2019
UCU union members at Nottingham College were set to start a fresh wave of strikes next week in their battle over new contracts.

Walkouts set to hit 25 sixth form colleges

29 October 2019
Workers at 25 sixth form colleges were set to strike on 5 November—the second walkout in a battle 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

Enthusiastic support for sixth form college strikes over funding and pay

17 October 2019
At college after college, strikers reported that new faces had joined big picket lines and that there was a buoyant mood.

‘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.

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