Sixth form colleges strike
The NEU’s (National Education Union’s) last strike day in sixth form colleges over funding and pay was 20 November last year. The next is 12 February.
In December the union executive and many NEU activists were, I think, hoping that an imminent Labour government would resolve the dispute in our favour.
The reason for the delay being around a month after most colleges came back is to build up momentum again after the election and Xmas break.
The upcoming three days (12 and 27 Feb, 10 March) are within the six month “shelf-life” of the first ballot, but at the same