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27 November 2019
Socialist Party members in Leicester gave support to striking National Education Union members at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I sixth-form College.
13 November 2019
3 July 2019
On 29 June, around 400 education workers, parents and supporters marched through Stourbridge to protest against the looming closure of the town's further education college.
20 February 2019
After their successful one-day strike on 6 February, staff from both sites at WQE college in Leicester struck again on 13-14 February.
28 November 2018
Lecturers across Wales will be taking strike action over pay and workload on 4 and 13-14 December. This follows the fantastic ballot result of University and College Union (UCU) members who voted overwhelmingly to strike.
10 October 2018
26 September 2018
College lecturers are being forced to the brink by unsustainable and oppressive workloads. A University and College Union (UCU) Wales survey on workload showed that members are working 50, 60 and 70-hour weeks, but only getting paid for 37. We are literally working two days for free.
31 August 2016
I'm just going to say it... it is hard being a school student, especially under the Tories. There is a lot of pressure on you to be perfect, to have everything figured out.
2 March 2016
On 24 February, lecturers' union UCU and public sector union Unison took joint strike action across England in the further education sector for the first time.
14 October 2015
It is clear that austerity measures to state education services do not affect us all equally, and further education colleges are bearing the biggest brunt of cuts to education.
7 May 2014
Lambeth College: University and College Union (UCU) members at Lambeth college in south London were on strike on 1 May
15 February 2013
Striking lecturers at Halesowen College marked Valentines day with a giant card, featuring the message "No Love Lost" and the names of 12,000 supporters who have so far signed the petition against the victimisation and sacking of four maths lecturers for trade union activity...
6 July 2011
Thursday 30 June was a great day of action for UCU - on our second strike day this academic year...
9 June 2010
Socialist Students at Peter Symonds Sixth Form College, Winchester, have been busy over the past few months since starting up our group, writes Nich Brook-Hart.
28 April 2010
Lecturers at Northumberland College were on strike on 22 April for the future of the college. They are being threatened with pay cuts, increased workloads, and job losses, writes Ian Pattison, Socialist Students and Newcastle Free Education Network.
10 June 2009
HUNDREDS OF lecturers and support staff took strike action at Liverpool Community College on 3 June. The lecturers' union UCU branch called industrial action in response to management's proposals to...
20 May 2009
UNISON, UCU and Unite unions held a meeting of staff and students, 120 strong, to discuss the prospect of job losses and deep service cuts at Kings College London university (KCL).
1 April 2009
NUT members at Park College, part of Sussex Downs college in Eastbourne, struck on 24 March over proposed changes to their contracts that would downgrade their positions, writes Phil Clarke, Lewes, Eastbourne and Wealden NUT Secretary, personal capacity.
25 March 2009
Monday morning and the staff of our college gather to hear the principal explain that management will be seeking to identify £800,000 of savings by the end of the academic year (July), writes Ronnie Job, Unison steward, Gorseinon college, personal capacity.
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