We asked all candidates in both of our constituencies for statements on education. Here are the responses (or lack of). Available as a pdf here. Halifax Calder Valley Advertisements
Please join us on Tuesday 5 July for any part of this program of events: Here are a couple of photos from our leafletting session on Saturday, where local parents were hugely supportive of our efforts to increase education funding. See you out tomorrow!
The NUT ballot closed this week, with a 92% vote in favour of taking strike action to defend school funding and our pay and conditions. The strike will be on 5 July. Please see this website, check your emails (email email@example.com if you aren’t receiving emails from us) and twitter to find out about events… Read More National Strike Action!
The NUT are balloting for National strike action over Education funding and the proposed threats to Pay and Conditions that the Government has proposed. Come to Calderdale NUT’s campaign meeting: Wednesday 4 May 4:30pm Cafe at Shibden Park (if you have kids of the right age – they can play in the park while the… Read More Meeting re National Strike
As you may have seen in the news, the NUT agreed at Conference at Easter weekend to ballot for strike action over terms and conditions and funding. There will be lots of information coming out about this, but one of the most important things is to get an extremely positive ballot result. The Trade Union… Read More Help us build a strong ballot for strike action!
The NUT is calling for the Department for Education to #cancelthetests and stop the introduction of the new KS1 and KS2 SATs tests. The increased difficulty (would you expect Year 6 students to know the subjuctive form, passive voice, or subordinating conjunctions?) makes it very difficult for children to meet the expected level of progress,… Read More #cancelthetests meeting about unfair KS1 and KS2 assessments 16/3 4:30
Here is the executive report form Patrick Murphy, one of our National Executive members for West Yorkshire: NECJanuary2016