Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary's blog on social distancing, hiring more teachers, a 1 to 10 ratio, secondary spikes and a cautionary note from Azerbaijan.
How has Northern Ireland’s economy coped with lockdown, and how might the workplace change as we gradually emerge? By Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary.
Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary writes about why Government should only reopen schools when it is safe to do.
NEU’s Regional Secretary, Mark Langhammer's blog on NEU's ten demands for a proposed return for schools, colleges and educational settings.
Kirsty Williams, Education Minister Wales thanks the school community for helping the country in a time of national need.
Week of 30 March, Professor Scally published important articles in the Irish Times and Irish News which were widely read and debated, and get to the heart of the UK Government’s approach to the Covid-19 crisis. Prof. Scally’s article is reproduced here in full, without the need for further comment.
International Women’s Day on the 8 March is a chance to celebrate women’s achievements around the world as well as shine a spotlight on the continuing inequalities and injustices that women and girls face.
This LGBT+ history month, the NEU is promoting our recent publication Every Child Every Family, supporting educators to promote equality through reading.
The Government cuts to sexual violence services, particularly services for Black and minoritized women, means that many women and girls are not getting the support they need.
From September 2019, Ofsted will introduce its education inspection framework (EIF) to, “refocus inspections of schools, early years settings and further education and skills providers, to make sure that learners are receiving a high-quality education that puts them on a path to future success”.
Today August 2, marks the 75th anniversary of the murder of 2,897 Sinti and Roma in the gas chambers at the German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education, Welsh Government cites plans to support teachers to deliver the new Curriculum for Wales.
Last year's Clean Air Day saw over 550 events taking place nationally and this year's event on Thursday June 20th is set to be even bigger. Clean Air Day aims to raise awareness of how we can all take action, and support action, that will make the air we breathe cleaner and safer for all.
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT), the National Education Union (NEU) is launching its Pride season campaign.
Black women in the UK are less likely to take part in sport than their white counterparts. Camille Kumar, NEU LGBT+ and race equality policy specialist, looks into why Caster Semenya's case is so important.
On 26 April Lesbian visibility day, an international awareness day celebrating the contribution of lesbians to society, educators of all sexualities across disciplines and in all educational settings, have an opportunity to celebrate this day to advance equality in their community.
There is an urgent need to ensure that children and young people are equipped with the knowledge and the skills to stay safe and develop healthy, happy and equal relationships.
In 2017 the ATL section of the National Education Union commissioned Alice Bradbury and Guy Roberts-Holmes to investigate the extent to which ability groups were used in the earliest years of primary school, the impact on staff and pupils and the drivers of this practice.
Warwick Mansell takes a look at some of the contentious ideas about knowledge that appear to be guiding Ofsted’s view of the curriculum.
The DfE has released the results of its 2017/18 Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Census
This International Women’s Day, let’s talk about sexism in schools
Natasha Devon looks at some possible solutions to the crisis in mental health provision.
Ninety-five per cent of SENCOs told us that they need adequate protected time to carry out their role, which means the government must fund schools properly so that heads can provide it.
Natasha Devon is putting Gove-o-philes, the Department of Education, and Theresa May on notice: something has to change to solve the crisis in mental health provision.