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Dave Lister

Dave Lister is an ex-teacher, trade union activist and governor support officer. He is a member of Brent CLP and Chartist EB.

Seen but not heard

Dave Lister on the backward ideas animating the chair of the new Social Mobility Commission

Jewish Voice stifled?

Dave Lister calls for a halt to the purge of Jews from Labour

Tories caught out on schools catch-up

Dave Lister on how penny pinching provoked the resignation of top government commissar

Why Black children fail

Dave Lister reflects on Small Axe's episode on education

New times, old delusions

Dave Lister on simplistic internationalism

Schooling in a time of Covid

Dave Lister on a litany of broken promises, planning failures and continuing safety anxieties

Uproar in schools

Dave Lister looks at the rolling disaster that is the government’s schools and exams policy

School curriculum – a multicultural past

Former teachers Dave Lister and Mike Davis reflect on different times

Don’t Stop the War Coalition

Dave Lister finds that Stop the War's silence and equivocation on Syria raises questions over its peace ambitions

Schools out for summer?

Dave Lister calls out a rushed and ill-prepared Cabinet decision to reopen primary schools

What do we mean by a National Education Service?

Dave Lister says content and funding must go hand in hand