NEU Northern Ireland

Information, advice and resources for NEU Northern Ireland members.

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Strike action in Northern Ireland

Teacher's pay campaign in Northern Ireland

NEU members voted to accept the pay offer. Teachers and principals will not be expected to carry out retrospectively any aspects of workload set aside during industrial action.

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Advice and guidance

Agreement on teachers' pay and conditions of service is reached through the Teachers' Salaries and Conditions of Service Committee (Schools) which comprises the employing authorities/employer representatives, the Department of Education (DE) and the five recognised teachers' unions NEU is one of the five unions that make up the Northern Ireland Teachers Council (NITC).

Rights at work

Equality and family rights

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Shared parental leave in Northern Ireland

The Work and Families (Northern Ireland) Act 2015 provides an opportunity for parents to take advantage of additional flexibility in the way they choose to care for a new arrival to the family.



NI Teacher workload and Directed Time budgets

Pending the start of the 2024-25 school year, teachers and principals will not be expected to carry out retrospectively any aspects of workload which have been set aside during industrial action.

Advice from the NEU Israel Palestine issues for schools

Israel/Palestine: Issues for schools

This advice aims to support members to deal with the reactions of pupils and the wider community to the Israel/Palestine conflict. This guidance was reissued in October 2023.

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NEU LGBT+ inclusion charter

The NEU LGBT+ charter is a clear, practical, hands-on guide for how educators might initiate work on LGBT+ equality, develop their approach further or add to what they do already.

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The newsletter for members in Northern Ireland.

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