Reports and Campaigns
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27 March 2013
Fifty teaching assistants at two special needs schools went on strike for Scale 5 pay
21 January 2013
Nearly 300 NUT reps from across London made it clear they want their union executive to vote for strike action
16 January 2013
For-profit schools: Up to now, academy chains have not been allowed to declare a profit directly out of the school budget, writes Martin Powell-Davies.
15 November 2012
Gove's 'nightmarish experiment' plays politics with people's says the PCS union
7 November 2012
Unfortunately the 'teacher bashing' season isn't finished yet. A salvo was launched by Ofqual last week, when most teachers were on a well-deserved break, accusing them of fiddling coursework marks...
24 October 2012
Two new primary schools planned for Coventry have been shelved because, under the Con-Dems' 2011 education act, all new schools have to be 'academies' or 'free schools' (unless no sponsors take up the offer), writes Jane Nellist, Coventry NUT member.
17 October 2012
It's rumoured that education minister Michael Gove has 'war charts' on the walls of his office plotting the onward march of academy schools, writes Martin Powell-Davies
3 October 2012
Interview with a trade unionist: The Con-Dem government's agenda for education is being revealed more starkly. On top of cuts in resources and the privatisation of education, teachers are under attack
3 October 2012
Delegates from 23 different National Union of Teachers (NUT) associations met in Leeds on 29 September for the first steering committee of LANAC - the Local Associations Network Action Campaign...
26 September 2012
Martin Powell-Davies, a member of the National Union of Teachers' (NUT) national executive and secretary of Lewisham NUT, writes on the developing action in schools and how this can be linked to national action
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