Education

Tough On Kids, Tough On the Causes of Kids! (1997)

Submitted by dalcassian on 21 June, 2014 - 4:40

Labour's Shadow Home Secretary, Jack Straw, recently proposed a curfew on children. He opened his heart and mind to Workers Liberty reporter Patrick Avakuum.
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AS Tony Blair's team waits impatiently to cross the floor of the House of Commons and show that they can outdo the Tories, Jack Straw, Labour's Shadow Home Secretary has emerged as an unexpected Front Bench star in this brilliant company.

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Solidarity with Lambeth College strikers!

Submitted by AWL on 10 June, 2014 - 2:52

Picket lines in Brixton and Clapham remained strong this week, as teaching staff at Lambeth College continue their strike. Wednesday 11 June and Thursday 12 June will see Unison members strike alongside their brothers and sisters in the University and College Union (UCU).

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Organising academics as workers

Submitted by AWL on 26 November, 2013 - 12:25

Academics love nothing more than having a moan about the terrible state of the neo-liberal university. We tend to be slightly less enthusiastic when it comes to getting up from our desks and doing something about it. This has begun to change, however, as pockets of resistance have begun to emerge at several different British universities in the last few years.

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12,000 teachers march in London

Submitted by AWL on 19 October, 2013 - 3:39

12,000 joined the march in London (police figures) on 17 October, when teachers struck there and across other regions over pay, workload, and pensions.

Marchers were keen to see the leaders of the two big teachers' union, NUT and NASUWT, name the day for a further national strike in November.




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Support LeSoCo workers' strike for jobs!

Submitted by AWL on 10 July, 2013 - 12:33

The Floristry and Science departments at LeSoCo (Lewisham and Southwark College) are at risk of closure. These departments have provided our community with excellent services for many, many years. What’s more, the college is facing 28 full-time job cuts across the college.

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