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Education in Europe

Education in Europe

EDUCATION IN CRISIS

BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Tuesday 19 November 2013 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Top Floor Education Building, Goldsmiths College, University of London

New Cross, London SE14 6NW

Contact: Myrna Felix Email: m.felix@gold.ac.uk   Tel:   020 7919 7302

The Centre for Identities and Social Justice at GoldsmithsCollege is pleased to host the launch of ‘Education Beyond the Coalition: Reclaiming the Agenda’ and ‘Education in Europe: the Politics of Austerity’ published by radicaled and available from them / bookshops.

‘Education beyond the Coalition’ edited by Martin Allen  and Patrick Ainley, analyses the education policies of the Coalition – from primary to post-graduate schools – and begins the essential task of presenting alternatives to them.

‘Education in Europe’, featuring contributions from England, France, Greece, Italy and Spain, edited by Ken Jones, brings together, as no other work has yet done, a critical analysis of education policy across the continent and an account of the struggles that have broken out against it.

Panel discussion with Christine Blower, General Secretary of the NUT

ALL WELCOME

Available @ www.radicaledbks.com (£6.99 & £5.99)

Radicaled: http://radicaled.wordpress.com/

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Education Crisis

Education Crisis

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TACKLING MICHAEL GOVE’S EDUCATION REVOLUTION: CAUGHT IN THE [EDUCATION] ACT

Tackling Michael Gove’s Education Revolution

CAUGHT IN THE [EDUCATION] ACT

 

Michael Gove’s new Education Act gives the Secretary of State some 50 new powers. What is the agenda behind this shift of power to the centre? What is the role of profit in these plans? How can education be defended? Join the workshops that will be led by our guest speakers to discuss the way forward.

 

10am – 3.30pm Saturday 19th November 2011
University ofLondonUnion,Malet Street,LondonWC1E 7HY

SPEAKERS:

Clyde Chitty/Melissa Benn – A Divided Education System

David Wolfe (Matrix Chambers) – Implications of the new Education Act

Stephen Ball (InstituteofEducation) – Privatisation

Martin Johnson (ATL) – Edubusiness

Sam Ellis (ASCL) – Paying the Price

Christine Blower (NUT) – The International Scene

Patrick Roach (NASUWT) – What Next?
For more information, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/EducationAct2011

 

Conference fee: £20 (including buffet lunch)

Organised and supported by: Anti Academies Alliance, CASE, Comprehensive Future, FORUM (www.wwwords.co.uk/FORUM), ISCH, Socialist Educational Association

 

 

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Academies

ANTI ACADEMIES CONFERENCE

One year on from the Academies Act – Fighting Academy Conversions & Free Schools

A major one day conference for governors, parents and staff who want help to organise to stop primary, secondary and special schools converting to academy status.
                                                                   
There will be practical workshops for governors, parents, schools students, and staff. Other workshops sessions include Free Schools; ‘Edu-business’, UTCs and 16-19 academies, equality and SEN and ‘Rogue head teachers’.
 
This conference is the next step in the crucial campaign against the Government’s academy schools reform proposals.
 
Speakers include: Lisa Nandy MP; Nigel Gann one of the UK’s leading authorities on school governance; John Adams (NGA pc); Professor Stephen Ball, Institute of Education; Christine Blower, NUT;  Mary Bousted, ATL; Patrick Roach NASUWT; Megan Dobney, SERTUC; Alasdair Smith AAA
 
Saturday 11th June, 10.30am – 4pm
Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Speakers include:
 
Organised by: SERTUC and Anti Academies Alliance
To register email sertucevents@tuc.org.uk
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