Striking lecturers ‘step up the movement’

France“The three-month strike by university lecturers and researchers showed no sign of ending last week, with a national meeting voting to boycott examinations until the government gave in to demands. Delegates from 64 universities and other higher education institutions met at the Sorbonne in Paris for the ninth national university coordination meeting. The delegates reaffirmed their ‘solidarity and determined opposition to government projects’ and passed a resolution calling on academics and administrative staff not to organise examination sessions until their demands were satisfied …” (more)

[Jane Marshall, University World News, 3 May]

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