Standing Up for Education: organising at the local level

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 56 Number 2 (2014)

Standing Up for Education: organising at the local level
TOM UNTERRAINER, pages 293-298
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.293

Abstract

This article describes how one local teachers' union branch has developed an active and imaginative campaign as it has challenged both national education policy and also the very specific attacks on schools in the community. By connecting local and national issues, and by linking struggles on pay and pensions to wider questions of policy, the local union has been able to engage both teachers and parents in broad campaigns that 'stand up for education'.

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TOM UNTERRAINER (2014) Standing Up for Education: organising at the local level, FORUM, 56(2), 293-298. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.293

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