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Universities warned strike action could affect summer exams

Summer examinations and graduation ceremonies could be disrupted by extended staff strikes

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UCU strike sparks student outrage

Petitions and open letters have been sent to Manchester University demanding refunds for potential lost lectures

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Dispute over Parrs Wood’s proposed academy conversion

Teaching unions express concern over the recent proposal to turn Parrs Wood High School, one of Manchester’s highest performing secondary schools, into an independent academy

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Cuts could mean 40 per cent of colleges close

The Conservatives green paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, has been accused of “holding our young people and our country back” by Lucy Powell MP.