record increases in COVID infections and the government’s total incompetence battling the pandemic.
Today saw the beginning of three days of strike action by the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) at 58 institutions around the country. A further 42 institutions voted in favour of action but failed to meet the arbitrary 50% turnout threshold. Universities taking up the ‘four fights’ dispute are fighting for: Pay awards which keep […]
The Central Committee of the Young Communist League has issued the following statement to mark International Students Day 2021. The YCL send greetings and solidarity to students and school pupils across Britain and the world today, International Students Day 2021. The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted all aspects of our society, particularly our education system, from […]
The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in response to the massive increase in deaths and new infections and the government’s total failure to battle the crisis.
The Young Communist League has issued a statement following the defeat of the Tory Government plans to fully reopen schools in January 2021 despite dangerously unsafe levels of infection from COVID-19 in Britain. The latest debacle over the reopening of schools despite the unsafe levels of COVID-19 infection in Britain is just another example of […]
Over the last few days, YCLers across the country have been out campaigning in support of students currently struggling under lockdown. From Edinburgh and Glasgow to Cambridge and Brighton, with Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield in between, YCLers have been out campaigning and making their voices heard. As the YCL’s Student Commission argued last month, “Rather […]
YCL: “Our history and our future cannot be banned – against the Tory government’s state attack on anti-capitalism in schools!”
The Young Communist League has issued a statement condemning recent attempts by the Tory government and Department for Education to outlaw anti-capitalism in schools.
YCL: “6 months of criminal negligence & profiteering by the Tories leave Britain dangerously underprepared for a second COVID-19 spike”
The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, in response to the arrival of a second spike across Britain and the imposition of new lockdown measures.
The YCL condemns the latest scandalous Government attack on the rights and living conditions of Britain’s working students and urges the youth to organise from their schools and communities and resist this unjust declaration of results. In this latest fiasco, almost 40% of pupils’ predicted results went down by 1 or 2 grades according to […]
Press in Morning Star: We need an “education revolution” and the end of “privatisation, atomisation and the drive for profit” in education
On 16 August 2020 the statement of the Executive Committee on the unjust A Level and vocational qualification results was quoted in the Morning Star. Tories’ A-Level fiasco takes turn for the worse as Ofqual pulls appeals advice, by Lamiat Sabin The government’s mishandling of A-level results descended further into chaos at the weekend after […]