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Teachers’ strike to stop academy scam in Greenwich

26 June 2018
NEU union members at the John Roan secondary school in Greenwich, south east London, took their second of seven planned days of strikes on Tuesday.

Education round up: Langdon Park teachers discuss new offer ahead of strike

26 June 2018
Teachers and support workers at Langdon Park School in Tower Hamlets, east London, were considering a new offer from management as Socialist Worker went to press.

Education round up: Parents join picket lines in Springfield

19 June 2018
Workers at Springfield School in Birmingham are continuing to hold three?day strikes every week in a dispute over the threat of redundancies.

How to fight against academies

12 June 2018
Teachers, parents, campaigners and others will meet in London this Saturday to discuss the battle against academies.

Birmingham battle for jobs and learning

05 June 2018

Village School to strike on Wednesday

22 May 2018

Stopping academisation can’t be left to one school

22 May 2018
The NEU union has called off a planned three-day strike at Acton High school in Ealing, west London.

Tories’ £50 million grammar school scam to entrench class division

11 May 2018
The Tories have unveiled plans to hand selective grammar schools £50 million—while slashing funding for state schools. The news has infuriated teachers, parents and education campaigners.

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues

01 May 2018
Workers and parents at Avenue school in east London scored a victory this week after school bosses retreated on an academy plan.

East London schools strikers rally together against academisation

26 April 2018
Strikers, parents and their supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as three-day strikes at two schools came to an end

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show

25 April 2018
Demonstrators chanted, “Education, not privatisation,” and, “Our schools are not for sale.”

Acton High School workers out on strike

24 April 2018
NEU union members at Acton High School in Ealing, west London, struck on Tuesday. The walkout follows a 24-hour strike last Thursday and a two-day strike last month.

School strikes are part of a big fight over the future of education

19 April 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in Waltham Forest ended a three-day strike on Thursday in a battle over pay. NEU union members are demanding the higher inner London pay rate at the outer London school.

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

17 April 2018
Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

Strikers on the front foot in anti-academies battle in east London

17 April 2018
There was an exuberant mood on the picket line at Avenue primary school in Newham on Tuesday.

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

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education

31 March 2018
This year’s NUT union conference in Brighton has seen fury at the Tories' assault on schools.

Acton high school out for two days

27 March 2018
NEU union members at Acton High school in west London began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Workers are in dispute over three issues – bullying, management’s response to behaviour issues and a planned takeover by Ark.

Newham victories show we can beat academies and the cuts

27 March 2018
Parents, teachers and campaigners in Newham, east London, are celebrating several victories over academisation after strikes and protests.

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