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Pay update

Unions representing most teachers and school leaders in England have jointly called on the Government to follow the 6.5% increase for teachers in England with urgent steps to improve pay.

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Unions and governors call for school buildings investment

To help us press the case for investment, we are launching a petition calling for the spending increase and greater transparency in how the Government deals with the problem of crumbling schools.

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Autumn Statement

The Chancellor makes a mockery of the repeated claim that education is at the heart of this Government’s priorities.

Advice and publications

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Pay scales

Pay scales for members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Workload and working hours

Teachers in the UK continue to work more intensively and for longer hours than any other profession. There is no better time to act to reduce workload in your workplace.

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Sarita Healey, 2022/23 NEU national rep of the year © Ben Broomfield

Become a rep

The more workplace based reps we have, the stronger the National Education Union will be. Why not become a rep in your school or college?

Newly trained reps in the southeast region

Training for reps and officers

For most of our courses, reps and officers have the legal right to time off from work with full pay to attend. We can support you if you face any difficulties in getting time off.

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