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Et Cetera

Et Cetera - Prospect's general blog

Prospect has specialist blogs about rights at workhealth & safety and pensions. This is our 'everything else' blog - contributors from across the union about different events, campaigns, news and current affairs.


Green Energy

Why the climate crisis is also a jobs crisis

Protestors on the streets of London, Greta Thunberg, and the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) are all reminding us of one thing: time is running perilously short to take action on climate change.


Prospect members at Tolpuddle festival

Hold a union meeting under a tree on 19 July 2019

Prospect organiser Chris Perry explains why trees are part of our political, social and cultural history


sad child alone in playground

Tackling school exclusions needs funding and resources

Problem of school exclusions will not be solved without extra resources


Sitting an exam

Sats exams are for the schools, not for pupils

"At the moment you have tests which are taken at the end of primary school…and one of the many concerns that people have is that that completely narrows teaching during the final year of primary school."


Why we need our regulators – and why we want to hear your views on what they do

From food to transport and from the environment to utilities, societies and economies rely on effective regulation.