Sunday, 18 May 2014

#StandUp4Edu Roundup

I figured it was about time to update on recent Stand Up for Education activities.  Since the Easter holidays, Oxfordshire NUT has been out every weekend with a different event.

26th April - Folk Weekend Oxford
This year, we sponsored the Family Festival at Folk Weekend Oxford and took along Stand Up for Education material.  We signed up 58 new supporters.  A fuller report is available here.  Here are some of our volunteer stewards, along with my daughter Rosa who loved the family ceilidh! (a big thanks to Donald, Chris, Ian, Mike Steve & Zoe for helping out):

3rd May - Oxford May Day
Stand Up for Education supporters were out in force for this year's May Day March & Rally and the march was led by a samba band of children and parents in green Stand Up for Education T-Shirts.  Christine Blower from the NUT spoke at the start of the march and we signed up 34 new supporters for the campaign.

10th May - Cycling Leaflet-Drop
On 10th May, Donald organised a leaflet drop on wheels around Oxford.  You can now find out more about the Stand Up for Education Campaign at the following places:

And these libraries:

17th May - Levellers Day
An important local labour movement celebration in the beautiful surroundings of Burford.  Our Stand Up for Education campaigners were on the march again!  We signed up 45 new supporters and lots of people left personal messages for Michael Gove.  Here are some of them:

All over Oxfordshire, people are Standing Up for Education!  Why not sign up and become one of them?