Education

Tower Hamlets Class Struggle (education workers' bulletin) - Issue #3, April 2012 (CFGS strike special)

Submitted by AWL on 26 April, 2012 - 1:14

An industrial bulletin by and for education workers in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. Click here to download PDF.

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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.

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March 7th Montreal Student Demonstration Attacked by Police

Submitted by Anon on 12 March, 2012 - 11:52

A demonstration in Montreal called by La Coalition large de l’Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale Étudiante (CLASS) against rising tuition fees ended in disaster after it was attacked by the police.

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American Students National Day of Action to Defend Education

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

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Essex students occupy in solidarity with strikes

Submitted by AWL on 30 November, 2011 - 10:20

Students at Essex University have occupied a lecture theatre in support of striking workers.

About 30 students, who say they have no political affiliation, say they intend to stay until December 6 when a meeting about changes to campus accommodation is due to be held.

The students, who are in a small lecture theatre, say they are protesting in solidarity with the strikers today including their lecturers, for free education, and against changes to accommodation services and privatisation of universities.

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Glasgow student occupiers win

Submitted by AWL on 15 August, 2011 - 11:03

The Hetherington building at Glasgow University will re-open as a new teaching space after a six-month student-led occupation forced Glasgow University management to retreat from its plans to keep the former post-graduate social club closed. A public statement from the occupiers also announces management climb-downs on course cuts and compulsory redundancies.

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