A Workers' Liberty industrial bulletin for education workers in Tower Hamlets, discussing the fight against victimisation of an NUT rep at Bishop Challoner school and attacks on teachers' pay.
Education Secretary Michael Gove is to scrap his proposals to replace some GCSE exams with a new English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBC).
Lecturers at Halesowen College will strike on Thursday 14 February to demand reinstatement for four colleagues sacked for trade union activity.
Teachers at Bishop Challoner School in East London will hold an indicative ballot for strikes against the victimisation of an NUT rep.
School managers are taking revenge for a successful campaign to resist a draconian observation and inspection policy.
Activists at National Union of Teachers (NUT) “pay briefings” have called on the Executive to reverse its decision of 24 January and name dates for strikes against Michael Gove’s pay reforms as soon as possible.
A meeting of National Union of Teachers (NUT) reps and activists in Yorkshire has called on the union’s Executive to reverse its decision not to strike in March against Michael Gove’s plans to attack teachers’ pay.
More than 250 people attended the pay briefing organised for London National Union of Teachers reps on a snowy Saturday in the centre of the city (19 January 2013).
The Tory government plans to abolish national pay scales for teachers.
Halesowen College maths lecturer Dave Muritu, also the secretary of the University and College Union at the college, was sacked on 20 December (the last working day before Christmas) following what the union has called a “kangaroo court”.
In December, the government announced proposals for changing teachers’ pay arrangements.