The strikes by lecturers and other education workers must be led by rank and file committees, independent of the UCU. This struggle must be bound up with the mobilisation of the entire working class to defend jobs, wages, conditions and the right to high-quality, well-resourced education provision as part of the fight for a socialist reorganisation of economic life.
The Socialist Equality Party, Education Fightback and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality are holding an online forum for lecturers, college staff, other education workers and students to discuss these critical issues.
To participate in the meeting, click the link below when the meeting begins, or call +44 330 221 0088 and enter access code 274-739-237. If using your phone from the UK, the number will be billed at the national call rate.
Read full coverage of the strike, including interviews with lecturers and students, on the World Socialist Web Site – wsws.org
Meeting link http://bit.ly/efb100418