education

Virgin Islands sports coach wildcat gets results

School sports coaches in St Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean have ended their four month long wildcat strike.

India: Manipur state shut down by general strike

Routine life came to a standstill in Manipur following a 16-hour "lightning general strike" called by three students' organisations.

1.5 million may strike over pensions

Workers in nine different unions are to be balloted for strike action over Whitehall plans to alter the local government pensions scheme.

£5bn city academies among worst schools

Half of the government's city academy schools are among the "worst performing schools" in Britain.

Yorkshire teachers on strike over new roles

Teachers at a school in West Yorkshire are on strike today in a dispute about new staffing structures.

Racism, free speech and the college campus

As has been the case every year for as long as I can recall, an American college campus is once again embroiled in controversy over the expression of racism in its hallowed halls, and what it may seek to do in response.

Worker-student action committees, France May '68 - Roger Gregoire and Fredy Perlman

Students and workers demonstrate in May 68

An in-depth look at the worker-student action committees in the uprising of France May '68.

Questions over union training fund

The new Union Modernisation Fund, worth £5m, is to be spent over the next two years training the next generation of senior unionists on behalf of New Labour.

Unions back down, public sector workers split in pensions deal

The government has claimed a victory in the pensions crisis after they secured their target for total pensions savings up to 2055.

Staffs teachers strike over pay

Teachers at three Stoke-on-Trent schools are on strike for a second time in a week in a dispute over pay.