THE University and College Union’s Vicky Knight warned the TUC yesterday that trade union education was at a “dangerous” crossroads after the government cut its funding.
Public funding for union learning ceased last month and the number of college trade union studies...
Thursday 15th Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SIXTH-FORM college teachers went on strike yesterday over funding cuts after the High Court rejected a government request for an injunction against the action.
Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) held a packed rally in the Camden Centre in north London and rode to...
Wednesday 16th Mar 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Lauded return to national bargaining only results in 1% pay offer
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
BULLYING bosses have erected barriers to promotion for nine in 10 black college and university staff, new survey results suggested yesterday.
The survey of 631 people also found that more than two-thirds of respondents had “often” or “sometimes” been persecuted...
Thursday 4th Feb 2016
A FORMER college principal was urged to pay back part of a huge severance payment yesterday which breached guidelines set down by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).
The public audit committee branded former Coatbridge College chief John Doyle’s £304,000 payoff an...
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
by Our News Desk
FURTHER education is in “financial meltdown” with scores of colleges doubling their deficit since 2010, the National Audit Office (NAO) warned yesterday.
A “rapid decline” was found in the positions of the 244 institutions in...
Tuesday 21st Jul 2015
CUTS to college budgets could “decimate adult education” in the West Midlands, UCU union leader Sally Hunt told a Birmingham public meeting yesterday.The Tories and their Lib Dem collaborators are axing adult college funding by an average 17 per cent, delivering a...
Thursday 16th Apr 2015
Thousands campaign against super-exploitative employment practices
Wednesday 5th Nov 2014
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Tuesday 14th Oct 2014
Academics' union UCU demands new rules to end gender imbalance on institutional governing bodies
Saturday 2nd Aug 2014
posted by Malcolm Burns in Britain