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Anti-bullying week 11-15 November 2019

‘Change starts with us‘ is the theme of anti-bullying week 2019. This annual UK event, started in 2004 with a mission of raising awareness of, and highlighting ways of responding to bullying of children and young people. Coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (in England) it has grown much larger than a school-based event; many UK…

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Student vote drive

This article in the Guardian reports on a campaign to get students to register to vote in the forthcoming general election. We think this is a great idea! Here are two simple slides that you can show at the start of your lectures.

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Pay and Equalities: (Not!) Enough Already

Another superb explanation of what’s going on from Sheffield UCU. This one by pay negotiator Robyn Orfitelli, it explains our ‘four fights’.

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USS: Enough already

Not quite sure what’s going on with your pension? (Understandable as it’s complicated and a lot has happened.) If so watch this terrific 13-minute presentation by USS negotiator Sam Marsh of Sheffield UCU.

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Debunked: 4 myths of the USS pension ballot

It’s no surprise that members of an education union hold a variety of views. But there are currently in circulation four myths about the USS pension ballots that do not stand up to scrutiny. We address these here. Myth 1 The second Joint Expert Panel report is soon to be delivered. We should wait to…

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