Tories Push Nationalism on Bolton’s Children

Statement from YCL North-West on enforced jingoism in Bolton’s Schools Motivated by a desire to regain votes lost to UKIP, Bolton Tory Mudasir Dean succesfully passed a motion to request that schools in Bolton fly the Union Jack and sing God Save the Queen on a daily basis. Mudasir will be up against his ex-colleague […]

Teachers Strike 26 March

In the last month, across England and Wales tens of thousands of teachers held public meetings, leafletted local shopping centres, lobbied their local MP or AM in support of the campaign Stand Up For Education. On 26 March many thousands took strike action and marched. In Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle, Birmingham, Cardiff and London, thousands took […]

Teachers Unions Seek United Way Forward for Education

Former YCL General Secretary & CP EC member Gawain Little says next week’s professional unity conference bringing together teacher union activists is vital for the future of education. ; On Febuary 13 the drive to privatise and deregulate our education system suffered a significant setback. This was the day the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB), […]