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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.

‘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.

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.

Reports round up: Moulsecoomb workers say yes to academies battle

30 July 2019
Workers at Moulsecoomb primary school in Brighton could strike against a plan to turn the school into an academy.

‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers

23 July 2019
The NEU union’s picket line at The John Roan School last week was still lively on the last of 20 days of strikes since May 2018.

Schools round-up: Frustration after Sats result

16 July 2019
The NEU union plans to consult some of its members on whether to ballot for local boycotts of Sats tests

Schools round up: Strikers at John Roan vow to keep up fight

09 July 2019
Workers at The John Roan School are refusing to give in to plans to turn their school into a privately-run academy.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

02 July 2019
Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

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