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Communication - the Spark

Branch newsletter - The Spark

Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary speaking at the OU March 2017

The Spark is our branch newsletter and amongst its aims are to promote discussion of issues relating to our employment with the Open University and in Higher Education in general, and to keep the various categories of OU staff that we represent, in touch with each other. The newsletter is called "the Spark" after the London-based newspaper "Iskra", or in English, the Spark, which was founded in 1900 and Leon Trotsky was one of its writers.

If you would like to submit an article or send a letter for The Spark then please email ucu@open.ac.uk.

OU branch of UCU blog address: https://oubucu.wordpress.com

The Spark protocol/editorial policy

June 2017 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 29 June 2017

November 2016 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 8 November 2016

May 2016 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 19 May 2016, there are two documents related to the May 2016 issue on the Associate Lecturers page.

November 2015 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 24 November 2015

June 2015 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 19 June 2015

February 2015 issue of the Spark - sent to all members on 20 February 2015

November 2014 issue of the Spark

July 2014 issue of the Spark

March 2014 special issue of the Spark (East Grinstead regional centre)

February 2014 issue of the Spark

Archive page with older issues of the Spark, branch newsletter.

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