Welcome to the S.E.A. Website

SEA is the only educational organisation affiliated to the Labour Party. Anyone who does not belong to another political party may join as an individual member. Affiliation to the SEA is open to national organisations, Labour Party CLPs and trade unions. SEA members include MPs, school governors, local Councillors, teachers, students, parents - in fact anyone with an interest in education. Our President is the eminent educationalist Professor Richard Pring.

Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture 2014

Selina Todd will be delivering this year’s Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture to be held on November 11th in London. The lecture which begins at 6.00pm in the House of Commons is entitled ‘The golden age of the grammar school: exploding the myth!’. Admission is open to all but please email the SEA at: socialisteducation@virginmedia.com to confirm your attendance.

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 13:45

Nicholas Russell

The SEA is extremely sad to report that one of its longstanding National Executive members, Nicholas Russell, died suddenly on 17th August 2014.

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:37

SEA Conference a Great Success

THE SEA held its annual conference in London on Saturday 21st June 2014. It was very well attended by members from across the country who debated motions, engaged in a round table debate on new models of education and enjoyed a brilliant talk by Peter Wilby, the Guardian columnist. The composition of the SEA National Executive has now changed, with General Secretary, Martin Dore, stepping down after six years and with John Bolt taking up the reins.

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:42

Have Your Say on Labour's Education Policy!

The Labour Party is currently consulting on what policies should go into the general election manifesto next year. As far as education concerned they have published a draft 'Education and Children' consultation document.

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 11:13

Exam Reform in the Spotlight

At the start of the next school year, new specifications will be unveiled for reformed GCSE and A Level exams. These will bring with them high level risks for the exam system in England driven by seriously questionable assumptions by Michael Gove and his allies. As the Education Select Committee is to hold an investigation into 15-19 exam reform, it is time to scrutinize the reforms.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 11:36
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