Monthly Archives: April 2014

Further “unbiased BBC coverage” of the recent NUT conference in Brighton

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Newsnight presenter and “Labour Teacher” gang up on NUT leader

just in case you missed this .. shocking anti-NUT Newsnight as EX-NUT member and presenter gang up on our Deputy General Secretary. In the wake of the union only calling one day of action in the summer with no dates … Continue reading

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Lambeth College teachers on ALL OUT, INDEFINITE strike from tomorrow!

and they need our  support. In the first instance please send messages of support to Mandy Brown UCU rep  at mandybrowncow@yahoo.com.  Lecturers are under the same attacks as teachers …. Michael Davern Joint Secretary

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How you can help to Stand up for Education this term

Dear colleague There is likely to be a large strike of a number of unions on Thursday July 10th. With UNISON, PCS, UNITE and the NUT talking about co-ordinating strike action we could have over a million workers on strike. … Continue reading

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NUT conference summary

Conference is over for another year and whilst the media concentrate very negatively on our action (anyone watch Newsnight last night? Where the union was accused of being run by a left minority). This is clearly not the case, as … Continue reading

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Conference report day 4

nut-final-agenda The first session was devoted to the equalities motions and it as a disappointment that these motions were left to the final day when many delegates had left to go back to school. a) Disability Equality – some excellent … Continue reading

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NUT Conference report Day 3

nut-final-agenda An interesting morning at conference. Fred and Ann Jarvis award given to Michael Rees for work on asbestos in schools Sam Hick from Bradford NUT won the Blair Peach award for the work on challenging homophobia in her school … Continue reading

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Conference report Day Two

nut-final-agenda Palestine – video of visit of NUT delegation, video here: TO FOLLOW Speaker on Skype beamed live to NUT hall as speaker wasn’t allowed to visit by the Isrealis. Speaker in hall – Excellent speech from Podium by Palestinian … Continue reading

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Conference day two preview

Sunday at conference should be interesting as we debate Palestine, racism and immigration, special needs and a motion on the discrimination of women teachers. We may even get to complete our debate on strike action. Report to follow this afternoon. … Continue reading

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NUT Conference DAY 1 report

nut-final-agenda this is the full agenda with what was proposed for each motion. The day started with an excellent speech by new president Max Hyde, who reminded us of the importance of teachers and our fight to stand up for … Continue reading

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