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Damion Hinds’ figures do not add up

Friend, Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, has been caught fudging the figures to deceive the public about what’s really happening to school funding. This isn’t the first time. And now the UK Statistics Authority has warned the Department for Education: Watch … Continue reading

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Stand up to racism – upcoming events

– Sat 13 Oct – the racist ‘Democratic’ Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) have organised a demonstration for bigots and Islamophobes in London. Come to the counter-protest in central London; encourage others from your workplace, uni or trade union branch to … Continue reading

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Robbing Peter to pay Paul – no new money and still a pay cut

Delaying until the last possible moment before Westminster shut for the summer, Education Secretary Damian Hinds announced that some teachers will receive a pay increase of up to 3.5% this September. It’s important that everyone understands what this means for … Continue reading

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A pay rise but without the extra funding to school won’t happen. Meeting on 13th September

Dear colleagues, We had a decent turnout for our “where is the STRB?” protest at the DfE yesterday, for which we developed a theme of “Sherlcok Hinds and the Missing Report” complete with deerstalkers, magnifying glasses and a sniffer dog … Continue reading

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Update on Saturday 14th July London demonstration against the fascists/ Tommy Robinson supporters

      The far-right is gearing up for a big rally in support of Tommy Robinson on July 14th at Downing Street. They’ll hope to bring together the ‘Football Lads’ thugs with the international far-right, in a bid to … Continue reading

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13 July | London | Together Against Trump: National Demo

WRITTEN BY TOGETHER AGAINST TRUMP ON 13 JULY 2018. POSTED IN NATIONAL EVENTS Together Against Trump: National Demo Fri 13 July | 14:00 **ASSEMBLE @ 2PM** BBC – PORTLAND PLACE London W1A 1AA **RALLY @ 5PM – TRAFALGAR SQUARE ** Facebook Event … Continue reading

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NEU NUT AGM at The Clock House on 20th June

NUT AGM 20th June at The Clock House · 196a Peckham Rye · East Dulwich · London · SE22 9QA The meeting will run from 5:30-7pm Feel free to come along from 4:30 or anytime to 8:30 – hot food … Continue reading

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Support the striking teachers in Birmingham

Birmingham battle for jobs and learning by DOUG MORGAN, assistant sec Birmingham NEU, NUT section NEU UNION members at Springfield Primary School in Birmingham were set to continue hard-hitting strikes this week. Following a strike day just before half term, … Continue reading

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Support the John Roan campaign against the proposed academy

Yesterday staff at the John Roan were finally told after 2 months since the inspection, that Ofsted have judged our school as ‘inadequate with serious weaknesses’.   We as dedicated staff think this a grossly unfair judgement and we do … Continue reading

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NEU Global Matters update

Dear colleague This latest edition of Global Matters brings you up-to-date with our international solidarity campaigns and activities. Some of the headlines of this edition include: Solidarity in action Read the report from the October 2017 delegation to Palestine, learn … Continue reading

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