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8 May 2013
13 March 2013
Management has agreed to look at having students meet with their personal tutor instead of being de-registered automatically
6 February 2013
Around 100 people attended the Tamil Solidarity meeting at Queen Mary University on 4 February - Sri Lanka's independence day
6 February 2013
Despite widespread public opposition, in October 2011 the then health secretary - Tory Andrew Lansley - confirmed the closure of A&E department and maternity services at King George Hospital in Goodmayes, east London
23 January 2013
Parents, governors and teachers have all proclaimed a definite "No" to converting their school, Thomas Gamuel Primary in Walthamstow, East London, to an academy, writes Linda Taaffe
14 January 2013
Union members protested outside Barking and Dagenham Civic Centre when the council passed £18 million in cuts
28 November 2012
After striking for nine days over three weeks, Stratford Academy teachers suspended their action. NB: Press release appended on 29.11.12
21 November 2012
"I don't know what democracy is", was the flippant reply by a deputy head at Stratford Academy when parent Niall Mulholland asked why senior management had refused to meet parents
14 November 2012
The action by members of the NUT and NASUWT teaching unions at Stratford Academy in Newham east London escalated to two strike days last week. There is a three-day strike starting on 13 November, writes Martin Powell-Davies, NUT executive.
7 November 2012
On 31 October 33 students came to the University of East London (UEL) Socialist Students meeting - Scrap the Unfair Attendance Policy, writes Ian Pattison.
31 October 2012
Three strikes and you're out - that's the current rule for students at the University of East London (UEL)...
26 October 2012
"It's like being run by the Stasi" a striker commented, as teachers at Stratford Academy, Newham, went on strike
18 October 2012
Lecturers in the UCU at UEL went on strike today against longer working hours and other attacks
3 October 2012
Postgraduate research students are increasingly being used as slave labour to cut teaching costs at universities. PhD students are being used as teachers to replace more expensive senior staff
11 July 2012
As a young unemployed person living in East London the Olympics were painted as a brilliant chance for me to find work, not only within the Olympic park but also in other businesses in the surrounding areas...
11 April 2012
2012 is the year that London hosts the Olympics, the greatest sporting event in the world. The event has been promoted as bringing great opportunity and hope to those working and living in the surrounding boroughs...
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