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Education about discipline and values, not learning, says Gove

Teachers need on-the-job training, not proper education, according to the latest government white paper, The Importance of Teaching. Put forward by Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, the document…

Introducing REVOLUTION – socialist youth group

The youth movement REVOLUTION has played a leading role in the student protests by organising young people across the country to fight the Tory-Lib Dem cuts. Members have helped to…

Fees fight not over

Now that parliament has voted to increase tuition fees and abolish the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA), the student movement needs to force universities and councils to refuse to implement the…

Student struggle inspires UK-wide fight against cuts

Youth and students in Britain have run an astonishing campaign against cuts to education funding, tuition fee increases and the withdrawal of central government funding for the Education Maintenance Allowance.…

Camden girls proud to fight!

We staged a 24-hour “teach-in” on Wednesday 8 December in a form of protest against this coalition Government, which has now voted for the raising of tuition fees up to…

Riot girls or thinking women?

The day after the mass student walkout on 24 November, the Daily Mail ran the headline, “The Rage of the Girl Rioters”, supposedly exposing a new generation of mindless female…

“We turned Oxford into Paris!”

Over 1000 Oxford students marched through Oxford protesting spending cuts and the Browne review. A student body noted for its conservatism battled the police in an attempt to occupy the…

Students shake the Con-Dems, now workers can break them

2010 WAS A year of youth rebellion as the students from schools and colleges across the country took furious action against the Tories’ hike in fees and cuts in grants.…