Speakers and workshops for Midlands conference

For my friends in the Midlands. And to Dudley LA. This should be a good event, hope to see you there.

A Charter for Primary Education

primary-charter-westmids-9nov2013-back

The Charter for Primary Education Midlands conference is supported by Dudley Local Authority.

Dudley-Council-working-with

 

View original post

STRIKE ON OCTOBER 17TH

For my friends in London; best wishes, in solidarity, for a safe and successful action on the 17th!

Lambeth Teachers

 

  • STRIKE on October 17th

  • DEMONSTRATE outside Downing St and the DfE HQ

  • Travel together with other Lambeth teachers, meet 9:45 on Lambeth Town Hall steps.

 
 

 

WHY ARE WE STRIKING?

 

  • The government are wrecking the education system by introducing a 19th century curriculum, by privatising schools through the Academies and Free Schools programs, and by increasing the pressure and stress on children through a regime based purely on targets and testing.
  • Gove wants to attack teachers’ pay, pensions and working conditions. You can not have a quality education system with demoralised and poorly paid teachers.
  • WE WANT TO STAND UP FOR EDUCATION!

 
EVERY SINGLE TEACHER that strikes will be making a difference. If you care about pay, if you care about the damage this government is doing to the education of children, if you care about excessive workload that makes it more and…

View original post 237 more words

Also in Manchester over the weekend . . .

This event swamped other nearby events. From what I saw there was as much footage from the conference as from the march and rally. Funny how disproportionate news reporting by the broadcast media can be!

communitiesagainstthecuts

View original post