Category Archives: Scottish Education Workers’ Network

IWW supports UCU HE action on pay, anti-casualisation and gender pay gap

Are we in the 21st century or the 18th?  We do not need to tell you the importance of education for both individual development and flourishing communities.  But over half of academics are on insecure contracts, nearly half of UK … Continue reading

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SEWN: Defend Higher Ed Pensions

DEFEND HIGHER ED PENSIONS The pensions of the staff at Scottish universities covered by the USS pension scheme are under attack. Staff with many years of service and who are preparing to retire are now being told that their pensions … Continue reading

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Upcoming SEWN meeting: 24th June

Fellow education workers! The next meeting of the Scottish Education Workers Network will be on Tuesday, 24 June, at 7 pm at the Electron Club space of CCA in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. I hope you will be able to attend this meeting.  … Continue reading

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Strike Back! No. 1 (May-June 2014)

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The year ahead for the Scottish Education Workers’ Network

The Scottish Education Workers Network is now in its second year as an IWW-initiated industrial organising project.  Our purpose is to help bring together workers throughout the education sector and across job titles.  SEWN stands for eliminating the disparity in … Continue reading

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5th February: Scottish Education Workers Network meeting

Next Meeting of the Scottish Education Workers Network: Wednesday, 5 February, 6:30 pm |  CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Room CCA5 Network history July 2012: meeting of IWW IU620 (education workers) in Birmingham; two current SEWN members attended November 2012: … Continue reading

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We think a Scottish Education Workers Network is needed now. Do you?

We are education workers organising to strengthen ties within the education sector here in Scotland, throughout the UK, and around the world. We represent an alternative, rank-and-file, industry-wide model of organising. With the support of the Industrial Workers of the … Continue reading

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