Unison members in higher education at 22 universities are staging stikes over pay. At the same time, lecturers in the UCU are balloting for action. The scene is set for united struggle by workers and students on campuses across the country.
Private tutoring companies have profited from the crisis in Britain’s education system. Tutors, taxpayers, and parents have paid the price for this. The unions must unite and fight to kick the capitalists out of education.
As the crisis of capitalism deepens. Prices rise while quality is cut. Education is no exception to this. Whilst the workers in Universities are facing real wage cuts, students are told they may have to pay more or be replaced by international students who have always been used as cash cows. The only way out of this crisis is a united fightback from students and workers.