A game-changer for education

The National Education Union is the largest education union in Europe, supporting and representing more than 450,000 members, including the majority of teachers. Whether you’re a trainee, newly qualified or experienced teacher, lecturer, support staff or leader, working in every sector across the UK, including local authority, academy and independent schools, sixth form colleges and FE/HE – you can join the National Education Union.

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Join more than 450,000 teachers and education professionals shaping the future of education

Bringing together the best of ATL and the NUT, we provide a wide range of CPD, unrivalled publications and other resources to help you develop your skills and guide your students, as well as offering you enhanced support and advice from a combined team of local reps, officials and legal experts whenever you face a problem at work.

A union is only as strong as its membership. With more members in more workplaces, the National Education Union brings you and your colleagues together to improve your working lives – through practical support when you need it, and through sharing your views on policies and campaigns which shape, rather than react to, government initiatives. This combined voice, representing the entire education workforce, makes the National Education Union a powerful and persuasive voice with decision-makers when championing the rights of education professionals and standing up for the education of your students.

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    Contact us

    How to get in touch with membership, AdviceLine for employment matters, the NEU press office and our national and regional offices.

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    NEU annual return and statement to members

    Statement to members of the National Education Union for the 12 months ended August 2020 as required by section 32a of trade union and labour relations (consolidation) act 1992 and the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, Article11A- (1).

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    NEU gender pay gap

    Narrative on National Education Union employee gender and pay. We are absolutely committed to continuing to reduce our gender pay gap.

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    Important information about all current national NEU elections – for the Executive and for the first elected Deputy General Secretary of the NEU.

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    NEU districts

    The structure of NEU districts, district contact details and how to get involved with your union, locally.

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    Political fund

    The National Education Union is the UK’s largest education union and we use our 450,000 members’ strength of voice to campaign effectively and to influence political parties on the issues which matter most.

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    NEU member complaints procedure

    The Union recognises that there may be times when members wish to express concerns about the actions of the Union, elected officers or staff. This procedure sets out the process for raising concerns.

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    Non-member complaints procedure

    This section sets out the procedure for external bodies to raise concerns about the conduct of an NEU representative whether they are an elected officer of the Union or a member of staff.