Top issues - March 2019

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Educate Mar/Apr 2019

Your spring edition of Educate: Increasing class sizes, parents and teachers uniting to fight forced academisation, and the crisis in post-16 funding.

NEU members rally against education cuts

Your NEU is a campaigning union with a clear vision of what our education system should look like.

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Become a rep

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

Annual Conference

The first National Education Union conference will be held in Liverpool from 15-18 April. Delegates were elected by their association or district prior to 1 January 2019.

Help & Advice

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Maternity rights

As well as statutory maternity rights, most teachers are also covered by the maternity rights scheme for teachers, set out in the Burgundy Book national agreement on conditions of service.

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Asbestos in schools

Advice on dealing with asbestos problems in schools, including the law on asbestos removal and management in schools.

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Pay appeals

Looking at your school’s pay policy Your first step is to be familiar with your school pay policy’s pay progression criteria and its pay appeals procedure.