The Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child (SPUC) and East London Mosque have launched phase two of their anti-SRE (sex and relationship education) campaign in Tower Hamlets.
An industrial bulletin by and for education workers in the London borough of Tower Hamlets.
Click here to download as pdf a briefing on the struggle to limit teachers' workload produced for the Local Associations conference in Liverpool on 16 June 2012.
Joint strikes of support staff and teachers, involving Unison and National Union of Teachers (NUT) members, at Central Foundation Girls School in East London, have forced school management to back down on plans for pay cuts and job losses, and have won victories on teachers’ workload, observations and sickness policy.
New head teachers in a school always want to stamp their authority by making a few changes. The new head at Central Foundation Girls School, in Bow, East London, went a few steps too far.
Picket lines at Central Foundation Girls School in east London, where workers are striking against job losses, pay cuts and increases to workload, were well attended on Friday 11 May (the most recent
24 free schools have opened in the UK and many more are planned to open next September.
Children's Minister Sarah Teather has announced changes to provision for children with special needs. Despite her claim that this will create 'a more integrated and less bureaucratic system', the plans amount to a significant attack on support for the most needy kids, perhaps a new low even for this government's austerity drive.
An accumulation of small cuts means that the number of teachers in England's state schools - which had been rising for a decade - fell by 10,000 in the year to November 2011.
Nottingham teachers struck for a second day on 17 March in their campaign of industrial action against the Local Authority.