Nottingham teachers struck for a second day on 17 March in their campaign of industrial action against the Local Authority.
This week owners and administrators of private capital will assemble in London to share ideas about how state education can be further opened up to their insurgency.
AWL teachers bulletin for NUT conference 2012, discussing the pensions battle, campaigns on workload and pay, and more.
Last year Education Minister Michael Gove rushed through legislation which allows him to force schools to become academies against their wishes.
In School Wars Melissa Benn lays out in details the increasing privatisation of Britain’s schools, the scale of an impending disaster.
A proposed free school in Oldham has become the latest of Gove’s flagship school model to hit the headlines, and this one raises serious concerns over what our society thinks education is for.
Parents and students occupied a school in Chicago which had been slated for “turnaround” by the Public School administrators.
Feminist Fightback is conducting research about Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and the effects of changing political structures on women’s reproductive services and SRE resources.
An industrial bulletin for teachers and other workers in schools. Click here to download PDF.
The Lucas Arms, 245a Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross (5 minutes from the Tube or rail)
A London AWL forum
From privatised school-building to its obsession with testing, from academies and trust schools to attacking education workers’ pay and conditions, New Labour has reshaped our school system in line with the needs of business. Now the Tories want to go even further, eradicating more and more elements of democratic control and child-centred learning.
Come and discuss the changes taking place in our school system, how we can oppose them - and how we can develop our own alternative vision of what education should be like.
Jean Lane, teaching assistant and Tower Hamlets Unison assistant secretary
Tali Janner-Klausner, London School Students’ Union
Joe Flynn, secondary teacher and Croydon NUT activist