More than 600 people attended the CSC organised memorial for Fidel Castro on 5 December. The event was moved to a larger venue to accommodate the hundreds of people who wanted to attend to pay their respects and hear moving tributes from speakers including ambassadors, writers, journalists, MPs and musicians.
Messages from the book of condolence, which now has almost 8,000 messages from more than 20 countries, were read out. If you have not done already you can read the messages and sign the book here:
Book of condolence
Read a full report of the evening
See photos from the evening
Read Richard Burgon MP’s speech
Sign the book of condolence
The NTA has received an appeal from the Palestine Solidary Campaign requesting donations to fund a legal challenge.
The PSC says it is “taking the government to court over its crack down on our right to run boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS) campaigns”.
You can read full email:
PSC requests legal review
The results of the 2016 elections for NTA Officer positions and NTA Delegates have been announced.
A summary of results can be downloaded here:
NTA Election Results 2016
The Electoral Reform Services report can be downloaded here:
Those interested in making comparisons with previous years can find an archive of NTA election results here:
NTA Election Results Archive
The archive covers 1998 to 2016.
Challenging stereotyping in STEM
Thursday 19th January 2017
A panel of speakers will lead a discussion on what we know about the brain and the way it interacts with sex, gender and neurodiversity.
The event is open to all but of particular interest to those working in education and the STEM professions. Sixth form students would also be very welcome.
Book your tickets here.
Booking is essential.
(From email received from Sara Tomlinson & Kiri Tunks
on behalf of the London NUT Women’s Network)
SERTUC Pensioners Network Event
SERTUC Pensioners Network Seminar
Friday 17 March 2017
Registration essential – mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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Finance Working Party
16h00 to 17h00 13/12/2016
East Ham Town Hall