Monthly Archives: April 2012

#M10 Protest Against Pension Theft – May 10th @ Department For Education – after school protest – 5:30

#M10 Protest Against Pension Theft – on the day when 500,000 workers will be on strike. Thursday, May 10 at 5:30pm at Department of Education, Great Smith Street, London WC1 After school protest against your first pay CUT in many … Continue reading

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Imagine a country where there are no league tables/OFSTED and teachers are treated like professionals …..

Imagine a country: where there is no OFSTED, where no suits with clipboards invade classrooms; imagine no SATS, where pupils are released from the stress and anxiety of constantly being measured, where children of the same are taught together whether … Continue reading

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Southwark NUT supports May 10th public sector strikes – we need Southwark members to attend organising meeting tomorrow – 5:30 Camden Can you make it?

Southwark NUT supports May 10th public sector strikes – we need Southwark members to attend  organising meeting tomorrow – 5:30 Camden Can you make it? contact: secretary@southwarknut.org.uk 0r 07983475050 A number of NUT associations from across London (including Southwark) are giving … Continue reading

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Today’s strikes in Nottingham, Rotherham and Tower Hamlets – please rush messages of support

Today’s strikes in Nottingham, Rotherham  and Tower Hamlets – please rush messages of support Strikes in Nottingham- No to a five term year! Please rush messages of support to the strikers in Nottingham who are set to embark upon another … Continue reading

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Pensions motion to discuss at your school – strike in June or wait till September?

Motion :  Tabled at the Southwark  General  meeting on 18/4/12 (Actual Motion in bold) Southwark NUT calls upon our National Executive to meet with other Trade Unions in the Public Sector (PCS, Unison, UNITE, NASUWT, etc) to organise National united … Continue reading

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Gove wants EVERY school to be an academy. Be proactive and fight to save your school from becoming an academy.

We need every group of members in every community school to meet and discuss academisation. The NUT is against academies so we would hope that you would pass the simple motion below: “We the members of …………. school are opposed to our … Continue reading

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Christine Blower’s speech to NUT conference 2012

STRICT EMBARGO 1300 HOURS TUESDAY, 10 APRIL 2012       President, Delegates   Let me begin by congratulating the President on her address which was engaging, entertaining and hard hitting.  Her conduct in the Chair has been calm and … Continue reading

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NUT Conference Report Day 5 – Tuesday

The final session and before any unfinished motions conference voted to increase participation and female participation in particular. From next year a new speaker card system will be introduced to bring an end to queuing on a Saturday morning to … Continue reading

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NUT Conference Report Day 4 – Monday

Interesting morning session at NUT conference. Debates as follows: Trade union rights Conference was informed that the lead tory MP on reducing Trade Union rights was Aden Burley MP – the same MP who is being pursued by the french … Continue reading

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NUT Conference Report Day 3 – Sunday

Interesting morning session which started with OFSTED debate and it was agreed for the union to consider an OFSTED boycott as in Northern Ireland – where if an inspector walks in then we can walk out. The behaviour of OFSTED … Continue reading

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