Defend Public Education

UCU nationally are holding a major conference on the defence of public education in London on Saturday 10 March 2012.

Event details

When

Mar 10, 2012
from 10:15 AM to 04:15 PM

Where

University of London Union, Malet St.,

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Its aim is to bring together unions, students and organisations with an interest in defending our education system from cuts, privatisation and the institutionalisation of social inequality.

The conference will be chaired by Tom Wilson, Director of unionlearn, and will include speakers on the break-up of the school system, the attacks on further, adult, prison and ESOL education at a time of rising unemployment, and on the abject poverty of the government's vision for the future of higher education.

There will be an opportunity for delegates to discuss how we can most effectively unite around a principled defence of our education system.

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