More than 30 sixth form colleges on strike Wednesday

National Education Union members working in 34 Sixth Form Colleges will be taking a day of strike action on Wednesday 20 November to demand more funding for their students and their colleges. FE News reports.

9 colleges are joining the strike action for the first time, having recently been re-balloted. Sixth Form Colleges in Ashton-under-Lyne, Coulsdon, Havering, Nuneaton, Winchester, Darlington, Blackpool, Rotherham and Manchester will go out for the first time tomorrow.

This means that members in 38% of all sixth form colleges and 16-19 academies will be taking action together.

NEU members will be taking action to secure the funding needed to reverse job losses, class size increases, and cuts to teaching time and curriculum provision. They also want to sustain fair pay and their conditions and employment

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