The University and College Union (UCU) has published an update on ‘Institute for Learning (IfL) membership costs’ which confirms they have now suspended their current legal proceedings.

The UCU objected to the requirement that after completion of the appropriate qualification all teachers in the learning and skills sector would be required to register with the IfL.

Members have been encouraged to boycott the registration payment, and the UCU initiated legal proceedings against the IfL.

The update reads “UCU has now suspended the current legal proceedings against IfL but the boycott of fees remains.”

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  1. TeacherEd

    I have just heard that UCU has been forced to call off its legal action against IfL. Not sure if it is to do with the financial position UCU is in or if the court threw the case out, but whatever I understand they have been forced to abandon the case.

    Anyone know more. FE Week, this seems to be more than a suspension of the current legal proceedings.

  2. Harriet Cole

    Considering some of the terrible salaries FE teachers have to accept this IFL fee adds insult to injury and for what? Our QTLS still not accepted in schools but been ‘talked’ about for months…