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29 May 2013
Tory London mayor Boris Johnson, writing in the London Evening Standard, attempted to portray opposition to 'Free Schools' as some kind of 'left-wing conspiracy', writes Martin Powell-Davies, National Union of Teachers executive (personal capacity).
22 May 2013
Wales faces a bleak future on the basis of capitalism unless the working class can defend public services and the welfare state
22 May 2013
NUT vice president election: Socialist Party member Martin Powell-Davies is to stand for election as national vice-president of the teachers' union NUT
21 May 2013
In a marvelous show of solidarity, teachers at a Leicester school have taken strike action to defend children's education and the jobs of teaching assistants
8 May 2013
Education secretary Michael Gove's announcement that he plans to attack our holidays and conditions, on top of his attacks on pay, have angered teachers right across the country, writes Martin Powell-Davies, Member of the NUT executive.
25 April 2013
A lively picket of 30 teachers gathered at the gates of Hamstead Hall secondary school in Birmingham on Thursday 25th April as part of a one day strike against management bulldozing through plans to become an academy, writes Nick Hart, Birmingham Socialist Party.
3 April 2013
Joint teachers' strike starts in north west on 27 June:NUT conference voted to back the priority motion on "Protecting Teachers, Defending Education", thus endorsing the plan of action agreed with the other main teaching union, NASUWT
27 March 2013
The National Union of Teachers Conference 2013 meets to debate how best to defend teachers at a time when education as a whole is under fierce attack
27 March 2013
Teachers in two of Knowsley's primary schools have taken strike action against the introduction of a punitive appraisal scheme...
19 March 2013
The announcement at yesterday's joint NUT/NASUWT press conference that plans are being put in place for joint strike action between the two main teaching unions, the NUT and NASUWT, will be welcomed by teachers who have been waiting since Christmas for national action to be called
22 February 2013
The election of Peter Glover to a vacant NUT executive seat is a victory for the union's left and for all calling for action to defeat Gove's attacks
13 February 2013
Teachers, parents and students will be happy about the Con-Dem education minister Michael Gove's climbdown over the English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBC), writes Jim Thomson.
6 February 2013
Call action now: The NUT executive recently voted 22-20 to delay strike action against education minister Michael Gove's performance related pay proposals, writes Linda Taaffe
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
Education minister Michael Gove has declared that he is on a 'war footing' to drive through his attack on teachers' pay. We mustn't let him succeed...
14 January 2013
An examination of their role in a number of key industrial battles in the past number of years shows how flawed is their method, both in winning support for their point of view but also the lack of understanding in the relationship between ad hoc unofficial union organisations from below...
12 December 2012
We have to urgently announce a programme of escalating national strike action in defence of teachers' pay, writes National Union of Teachers (NUT) executive member Martin Powell-Davies
12 December 2012
Over 30 members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) took strike action on 6 December at Westfield Sports College, a secondary school in Sheffield, writes Alistair Tice.
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