The NEU uses Black in a political context to encompass “all members who self-identify as Black, Asian and any other minority ethnic groups who do not identify themselves as white“.

Notification of Executive by-election for Black and LGBT+ Executive seats:

Following the resignation of Annette Pryce and Richard Griffiths and the election of Daniel Kebede and Louise Atkinson as SVP and JVP (with effect from 1 September 2020), the OSG/Executive have agreed a timetable to fill these vacancies.

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    Black History Month

    Black History Month (BHM) is held each year in October, to promote the history and contribution that Black communities have made to the UK helping to understand the present through our past.

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    NEU tribute to Stephen Lawrence

    The NEU is particularly concerned that the disproportionate emphasis on Black young people as perpetrators rather than as victims of knife crime and that the misnomer of ‘Black on Black’ crime is hiding the facts and continuing the narrative of blaming the victims.

  • press release abstract Press release

    Commenting on the passing of Motion 9 at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “Racism is a pernicious thread that runs through society both at home and abroad.