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5 February 2020
Brentwood Catholic Diocese in east London wants to turn all its schools into academies. Already academisation at St Angela's in Newham has been ruled out for five years after strike action.
22 January 2020
St Angela's school in Newham won't become a privately run academy - but other Catholic schools are yet to win
17 December 2019
Members of the National Education Union (NEU) at St Angela's and St Michael's Catholic schools in Newham were on strike on 11 December against being forced into becoming privately run academies
20 November 2019
Outsourced cleaners struck at Highgate Wood School in north London to demand an end to appalling working conditions
6 November 2019
The strike at Forbo Flooring UK in Ripley Derbyshire has entered its third week.
23 October 2019
"The funding for school kids has been cut catastrophically, but the cuts for students aged 16-18 have been even worse," said Alan Clifford, National Education Union (NEU) teachers' rep at Notre Dame Sixth Form College, to Socialist Party members visiting their picket line.
16 October 2019
The National Education Union was formed in September 2018 to include school teachers, further education lecturers, education support staff and teaching assistants.
25 September 2019
And promises to abolish tuition fees, among other measures
18 September 2019
After a series of strikes and a threat of more to come, management at Ilford County High School has agreed to withdraw its unacceptable proposals
4 September 2019
You know there's an election in the offing when the Tories say they will raise spending on education despite decimating school budgets in their previous terms of office.
17 July 2019
"You can't keep cutting jobs and simply expect teachers and support staff to pick up the extra work. We are not prepared to see our members driven into the ground nor see the children's education suffer", said Venda Premkumar, Redbridge National Education Union (NEU) branch secretary.
26 June 2019
Loud applause for Jo Grady, newly elected general secretary of the University and College Union, calling for national coordinated strikes to stop education cuts, shows what is needed
19 June 2019
The catastrophe facing schools cannot be exaggerated. Schools in England have lost out on £5.4 billion in Tory funding cuts since 2015, writes Nick Chaffey, Southern Socialist Party secretary.
22 May 2019
It is a measure of a society's progress as to how it treats its most vulnerable members. Applying that measure to special educational needs funding - we are heading back to the Stone Age.
15 May 2019
National Education Union (NEU) members in primary schools will vote in an online indicative ballot from 4 June, towards a boycott of all high-stakes 'summative' testing for 2019-20.
1 May 2019
Teachers and support staff at Valentine Primary School are celebrating an important victory
17 April 2019
School workers' anger has been expressed at the 2019 conference of the National Education Union (NEU).
17 April 2019
A new Ofsted report shows that educational support for vulnerable children is failing. The report outlines how thousands of children are being taught in alternative provision, often in very poor conditions with no qualified teachers.
10 April 2019
National Education Union: The 2019 conference will provide opportunities for action on pay, and discussions on workload, testing, curriculum and more
20 March 2019
Increasing numbers of schools are having to provide clothing, laundry facilities and food parcels to their students due to a decade of austerity leaving many vulnerable children in poverty.
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