Sixth form college funding has been cut by 26% since 2010, leaving teachers and students in a desperate situation, struggling with more and more resources being cut. To add insult to injury, teachers are only being offered a 1% pay rise after enduring a 15% pay cut in real terms since 2010. Now 25 colleges have managed to beat the anti-trade union laws ridiculously high ballot thresholds and are out on strike, with more set to follow.
Film length: 8:40 As the government prepares to shut down specialist sixth form colleges across England, students at the BSix college in Hackney – a working class college with 80% black and ethnic minority students, […]
Film length: 6:31 David Cameron is telling everyone that by cutting 22% of sixth form funding since 2010, he’s actually “protecting” it and providing “better funding”. So striking teachers from City & Islington hold free […]