Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
31 January 2018
UCU members in 61 universities will be taking strike action in February and March
3 January 2018
Following successful pay protests in November at Leeds City College further education unions UCU and Unison decided to keep the momentum going in December and planned repeat action
6 September 2017
Unison and UCU further education union branches at newly merged Nottingham college are in dispute with management over redundancy and reorganisation
30 August 2017
The town of Todmorden has had a community college since the 1950s - now slated for closure
16 June 2017
On the day before the general election, dozens of workers at Reading College held a protest
17 May 2017
Free education, EMA, £10/hr, no zero-hours: Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto has been greeted with enormous enthusiasm by working class people but especially by young people.
15 February 2017
Socialist Students conference showcased a growing organisation
15 February 2017
I'll be joining students from schools, colleges and universities across Britain in walking out on Day X - the day that President Trump first sets foot in Britain
1 February 2017
Socialist Students conference is now less than two weeks away. This promises to be a hugely exciting event. Socialist Students will be hosting Monica Caballero - the deputy general secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (student union in Spain) and a leader of the mass movement against education attacks in Spain. The Sunday morning session will include a debate with Conservative Future.
16 November 2016
The march on 19 November is the first joint national demo by the NUS and UCU since 2010
5 October 2016
Campaigning in the new term at colleges and universities has generated renewed interest
21 September 2016
Raising tuition fees, creation of for-profit universities, as well as the widely criticised teaching excellence framework, are all part of making higher education part of the marketplace.
21 September 2016
Reports from Socialist Students activities as schools and colleges go back.
7 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. London bus stoppage, Scotland FE strike.
4 May 2016
A growing mood of anger was reflected at this year's NUS conference in the leadership elections and some of the motions passed.
23 March 2016
Unions must organise to defend education: A seething anger permeated throughout school staffrooms when the government announced that all schools in England must become academies
15 March 2016
Members of the NUT in sixth form colleges are on strike today against funding cuts, mergers and closures
9 March 2016
Thousands of teachers will take strike action and hold a national protest in central London on 15 March against cuts to funding for sixth form colleges.
17 February 2016
100 students from over 30 institutions were represented
27 January 2016
Teachers across the country are demonstrating a willingness to fight for, and more importantly win, on pay and conditions with a flurry of schools taking strike action over the last few months. But as a strategy, school-by-school is not going to resolve the problems for all teachers.
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