02 December 2020
NEU union members at London Design and Engineering college in Newham struck on Thursday last week
25 November 2020
Some 51 workers at Little Ilford School struck for their fifth day on Wednesday. It is the second day of a three-day strike over unacceptable working conditions and the expansion of the east London school.
22 November 2020
Over 700,000 students across England are due to take exams next summer. They have suffered months of disruption because of the pandemic.
18 November 2020
Workers at Little Ilford school in east London began a two-day strike on Wednesday against plans that would damage the quality of education.
12 November 2020
A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.
01 November 2020
The Tory plan leaves schools, colleges and universities – major sources of virus transmission – open
19 October 2020
The infection rate among secondary school pupils rose by more than in any other age group since September.
08 September 2020
Over 100 school outbreaks of coronavirus had been reported across Britain by Friday of last week. They include 73 in Scotland, where schools began to reopen from mid-August.
17 August 2020
Widespread fury over the exams degrading scandal has forced the Tories into a humiliating U-turn
13 August 2020
The downgrading of student A-Level results across England and Wales is a disgraceful attack that has to be resisted.
12 August 2020
The Tories are scrambling to try and contain an outpouring of anger over student exam results. Fury at the downgrading of hundreds of thousands of students’ grades has pushed education secretary Gavin Williamson into a humiliating retreat.
11 August 2020
Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.
10 August 2020
Boris Johnson has made it his “national priority” to get all children back to school next month regardless of whether it is safe.
26 June 2020
The number of suspected coronavirus outbreaks in schools nearly doubled last week, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). The news is a stark warning about how the Tory easing of the lockdown is putting health at risk.
24 June 2020
New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.
02 June 2020
The Tory plan to get many more children back into schools on 1 June has failed. It’s a significant setback for them—but the battle is far from over.
28 May 2020
The NEU union’s joint general secretary Mary Bousted said the strategy meant “risks” to health and was a “disaster”. She added that government guidance on social distancing is “impossible” in schools.
25 May 2020
Boris Johnson said on Sunday that the Tories would push ahead with plans to get more children in schools from Monday of next week
22 May 2020
The Tories claim Denmark shows it’s safe to reopen schools. Paul McGarr looks behind their spin
22 May 2020
Over 580 people joined a meeting in Redbridge, 185 in Coventry and 140 in Hackney