Category Archives: Coventry TUC

Coventry protest says ‘Defend education!’

Coventry protest says ‘Defend education’

The protest outside the Department for Education

The protest outside the Department for Education

A protest took place this evening outside the offices of the Department for Education in Coventry. It was organised by the NUT with other unions also in attendance, including NASUWT, Unison, Unite and Coventry TUC. The Socialist Party were also present. It coincided with industrial action  by teachers taking place in the North West today.

Teachers take fourth and fifth day of strike action – support needed

Teachers  at John Gulson take fourth and fifth day of strike action this week – support needed

Teachers lobby Coventry City Council today

Teachers lobby Coventry City Council today

Members of the NUT and NASUWT at John Gulson Primary School today took their fourth day of strike action against excessive observations and an unfair appraisal policy. Tomorrow, Wednesday 12th June, they will take their fifth day of action. Teachers organised a lobby of Labour Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr David Kershaw and Coventry City Council.  They were supported by members of the Socialist Party, Unite, and Coventry TUC.

Please continue to send messages of support in to the teachers using the email addresses below.

montyhaul@hotmail.com and coventry.nut@btconnect.com