UK Education Newswire Archive
Date: Saturday, 18th February, 7:00 - 9.30pm
06-02-2012 08:09The Space Project presents a course in economics in Leeds.
Time: 11:00 until 16:30
Where: The Oaklands Centre, Winleigh Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, United Kingdom
03-02-2012 12:15In the late 1880s, workers (often unskilled or semi-skilled, often migrants and often working in casualised and precarious environments) organised militant industrial unions to fight back against their bosses. Socialist activists like Eleanor Marx, Tom Mann and Will Thorne were crucial to the struggles.
Faced with increasingly similar conditions today, can we build a New Unionism for the 21st century that transforms and revolutionises the modern labour movement? Organised by Workers' Liberty.
02-02-2012 18:42We are confident that, working together as a coordinated international community, we can force the University of Florida to shut down their primate experimentation program. Animal torture is entrenched at almost every university worldwide. We can set the precedent at UF and, in the process, begin to take a sledgehammer to the University Vivisection Complex.
Two activists jedi'd their way into the meeting, and handing out our "statement of intent" (link below) to the officious types sat around with members of the police, various council officers and advisors in Shire Hall, Gloucester, before being asking to leave -all was very polite, civil and in good humour.
We await their decision, which will dictate our next move.
Ninestiles Academy, Hartfield Crescent, Birmingham, B27 7FQ
Time: 13:00 until 14:00
Where: Clocktower, University of Birmingham
21-01-2012 13:10Montgomery Primary school is being forced to become an academy, a move which both teachers and parents are opposed to. In December, all staff went on strike, and were joined by parents on the picket line. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/birmingham/2011/12/490171.html They will be on strike again on the 25th January.
19-01-2012 09:38My research is trying to find out what art works like Jeremy Deller's 'The Battle of Orgreave' - mean to the people who were directly affected by the events portrayed and I would very much like to reach them to invite them to the free screening on 28 Jan in Leeds.
20-12-2011 12:48Following the November 30 strike, BUCU were sent a confidential document by UoB HR which threatens BUCU through claims that members behaved unlawfully and/or unreasonably during the picketing on 30th November.