UK Education Newswire Archive
North sherwood street near the Vic centre Fire station.
Photo attached of flyer, next meet 4th june, no title yet but Ben did talk on local authorities at the recent conference so maybe that should be the title.
18-04-2008 20:03The dark side of conspiracy theory has been exposed this week with the news that prominent 911 'truth' activist and UCL Research Fellow, Dr Nicholas Kollerstrom is a committed holocaust revisionist who has published many articles online detailing his warped views on the holocaust (1).
We encountered some Iraqi refugee's and a large number of police officers.
On April 24, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) will hold the first national teachers strike in more than twenty years. Angry at a below inflation pay award, NUT members across the country have voted for industrial action at a ratio of four to one.
With real terms pay cuts being the in thing in the public sector right now, civil servants in the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) and further education lecturers in the University and College Union (UCU) have also voted to strike on the same day.
In Nottingham there will be a march from The Forest Recreation Ground at 10am, with a rally at the Congregation Hall, Castle Gate at 11am. Speakers will include Martin Sleath (Unison - who aren't striking), Mary Pope (PCS), Helen Bowler (UCU) and Liam Conway (NUT).
To give some insight into why teachers are striking, I interviewed Liam Conway, the Joint Secretary of Notts NUT and began by asking him what his impressive sounding title actually entails.
16-04-2008 17:38"For the same reasons [that America's literary future looks grim], the social-political future is equally or more unpromising. The odds in favor of the United States remaining a free country are insufficient to encourage a bet on the prospect. Worse, the question as to whether we’re now a free country may be a mere technicality."
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14-04-2008 21:50Leicester Adult Education College boss Chris Minter tries to intimidate & proves how much he sucks at protest meeting against planned privatisation,job cuts&sell offs of public assets
13-04-2008 12:23After the defeat of the National Union of Students' leadership's anti-democratic "governance review", left student activists are holding a conference at the London School of Economics on 17 May to discuss the way forward for building a campaigning student movement.
12-04-2008 15:54When a Brighton deelgation visited a remote school in the Jordan Valley, occupied palestine, one of them found themself teaching King Lear to a class of students, but who learnt the most?
12-04-2008 15:45In many areas of the West Bank Palestinians are prevented from constructing, improving or repairing any buildings - this can be homes, schools, clinics or animal shelters. In Al Jiftlik and Fasayil the local people have resisted draconian laws and demolition orders, and built their own schools.
09-04-2008 17:15The weekend of the 19th to 20th April will see two national student climate gatherings take place at the London Action Resource Centre. The first for Climate Camp, and the second for the Student Climate Project. Please forward this message far and wide and persuade all to come along. You don't have to be a student, and crash space is available!
09-04-2008 13:08Oxfam are trashing perfectly good books that people have donated to them in good faith.
06-04-2008 16:32Following the defeat of the NUS bureaucracy's anti-democratic Governance Review, which would have consolidated the conversion of NUS from a union into a bureaucratic NGO/lobbying organisation, Education Not for Sale and other activists have called a conference at LSE on 17 May in order to discuss how we can reclaim our unions, our education and our society.
02-04-2008 11:35A short summary of Opperation Happy Shopper, a Protest against the CCHR exhibit "Psychiatry - An Industry Of Death" For more infomation on the the exhibit itself, please read the following link; http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/birmingham/2008/03/393916.html
01-04-2008 15:45The Labourite/Right-wing/Corporatist establishment of NUS have suffered a shock defeat at the Student bodies annual conference. The big debate of this year's event, the controversial Governance Review, has been voted down by a margin of just 20 votes, despite progressives preparing to see democracy eroded, and in some cases removed by the Union's anti-grassroots establishment.