What is a branch?
Branches are organised by employer (local authority, academy trust, or independent school) who they negotiate with on pay and bargaining.
They conduct member casework and accredit and support teams of workplace reps.
What is a district?
Districts are normally organised within the same areas as local authorities and can vary from a few hundred, to several thousand members.
Districts arrange termly meetings to update members on education issues. They also arrange training and information sessions for local reps and contacts.
Members are elected by their workplace colleagues to different roles in the district.