The NEU welcome’s the Government’s new statutory guidance for relationships and sex education in schools. This is a huge step in the right direction to ensure all children and young people have access to age- appropriate, inclusive and high quality RSE.
As teachers and educators, we stand in support of our colleagues around the country who are working to make our schools and colleges more inclusive and who are celebrating LGBT+ diversity.
Since late May 2017 there has been an intensive series of negotiating meetings between the Northern Ireland Teachers Council (the teaching unions) and Management Side (the school employers and the Department of Education) to seek a resolution to the ongoing pay dispute (and in respect of associated workload and accountability issues) which has led to the current industrial action in schools.
We've written to Theresa May and Philip Hammond to warn of the impact of the Government’s recent pay settlement
Changes to this year's GCSEs and A levels have damaged students' mental health, according to a snap poll by the National Education Union (NEU)