HE national disputes 2021

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  • 11 May 2021

    UCU today responded to the Queen's Speech in which the government outlined its plans to reform post-16 skills and education.

  • 12 October 2020

    UCU has called on the government to implement a fairer assessment system for exams to ensure the chaos of the summer is not repeated. Responding to the announcement…

  • 2 October 2020

    Manchester Metropolitan locked down 1,700 students on Friday night Last Friday night, Manchester Metropolitan University told around 1,700 students to self-isolate…

  • 29 September 2020

    Responding to a speech by the prime minister on skills, UCU said further education desperately needed funding because of a decade of cuts under Conservative governments…

  • 28 August 2020

    Scapegoats, U-turns, dithering and confusion reign in Westminster It's been another week of scapegoating, dithering and U-turns from the Westminster government.…

  • 21 August 2020

    A-level results chaos This week has been a grade-A government fiasco . It began with A-level students facing complete chaos . Last week they had received grades…

  • 14 August 2020

    A-level chaos and confusion as minister accused of making up policy on the hoof A-level results day was one of chaos and confusion , rather than celebration yesterday.…

  • 13 August 2020

    Students have spent much of this year working incredibly hard in unprecedented circumstances. School closures have particularly impacted the least affluent, who…

  • 13 August 2020

    UCU said ministers have to stop trying to pull a rabbit out of the hat to fix the A-levels fiasco The union said ministers should use teacher predictions, as happened…

  • 31 July 2020

    New study demonstrates huge local economic impact of universities amid bankruptcy fears Universities typically support up to one additional job in the immediate…