Education

Support Downhills strike against forced academy status, Tuesday 19 June

Submitted by vickim on 17 June, 2012 - 9:47

NUT and Unison members at Downhills Junior School, Haringey, will strike on Tuesday 19 June against government plans to force the school to become an academy.

Please send messages of support to -

Downhills UNISON: healthandsafety@haringeyunison.co.uk

Haringey UNISON: Branchsecretary@haringeyunison.co.uk

Downhills NUT: philbrett@msn.com

Tower Hamlets Class Struggle (education workers' bulletin) - Issue #5, May-June 2012, CFGS victory special

Submitted by AWL on 22 May, 2012 - 6:38

An industrial bulletin by and for education workers in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. This special issue celebrates the successful strike against cuts at Central Foundation Girls' School. Click here to download the PDF.

Hundreds of Thousands of Quebec Students go on Strike

Submitted by Anon on 12 March, 2012 - 12:21

The battle over the tuition fee hike in Quebec is set to escalate after 130,000 students from various student organisations began another student strike today. They are expected to be joined by thousands more later in the week after hundreds of thousands of students voted in favour of an indefinite student "general" strike.

American Students National Day of Action to Defend Education

Submitted by AWL on 1 March, 2012 - 5:12
SDS Flier

A National Day of Action has been called today by Students for a Democratic Society – the American equivalent of NCAFC – supported by the American Occupy movement, to demand better access to education, lower tuition fees, and the cutting of top-paid administrator’s salaries.

The March 1st Day of Action to Defend Education, known as M1, will see widespread occupations of high school and university campuses across America; including Wisconsin, Minneapolis, Chicago, Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and many others.