Support continues for second set of Manchester school strikes 

Teacher strikes returned to the streets of Manchester and to picket lines after a brief pause to allow for negotiations.  There was an estimated turnout of 3000 National Education Union (NEU) members who attended the march and rally in Manchester yesterday.   NEU officer and secondary school teacher, Steven Longden, works with individual members at a […]

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Union fear outcome of “surprise” trial to extend school day in Wales

A controversial trial to extend the school day by one hour has begun in Wales and will run for ten weeks despite concerns from the unions.

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Dance teacher hits out at unfair COVID restrictions in Greater Manchester

A Bolton dance instructor has hit out at what she says are excessive COVID restrictions in Greater Manchester. Hannah Wilson was forced to take her adult dance classes online when the nationwide restrictions were implemented on November 5. What she didn’t expect was adult dance classes to remain closed throughout December despite gyms and under […]

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