BTUC zoom meeting on Education and the pandemic

Thursday January 21st at 7pm over zoom

You can book your ticket by following the link below

If you have any questions before or during the meeting please email it to as the zoom chat would be switched off. Zoom chat interferes with some of the voice over that some of the audience would be using during the meeting. We will try and get to as many questions as possible during the meeting.

If the zoom meeting is full on the day you can join us live on youtube with the following link

Naeem Malik is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Education Meeting Hosted by BTUC
Time: Jan 21, 2021 07:00 PM London

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The Birmingham City University branch of UCU are soon going on strike to get all non-essential activity to be moved online for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. To help BCU staff in their action please follow the link below to contribute to their fund raiser. Please also circulate among friends and colleagues and on your social media.

The pandemic and its appalling mismanagement by this government and other agencies is having a terrible impact on education: staff, students and learning; in schools, communities, colleges and universities.

In all sectors of education, students are facing disruption to their learning, uncertainty about their future, risks to health and wellbeing and many struggles with economic hardship.

Staff in all sectors, in teaching, admin and support roles, are battling with unsafe working conditions, increased workload, threats to job security and hugely raised stress and anxiety.

These are just come of the challenges. Union branches and activists are doing a lot, often behind the scenes, to protect education workers and students. Come to the meeting to find out what’s happening. Join in the discussion and be part of plans to resist the attacks.

Main speakers will talk about action in schools, colleges and universities. They come from UCU, NEU and UNISON. A parent will address the impact on students and parents, and campaigns to resist. There will be other contributions from the floor, and you will have time to ask questions and join in the discussion.

Together we can defend everyone who learns or works in education. Join us on January 21.