What can be done to remove barriers to inclusion?

The NEU has a proud history of representing and supporting disabled teachers and continue to fight for equality for all teachers.

Advice and guidance about Disability issues. You can also browse the A-Z of our advice and guidance including all our advice on equalities.

All Disability content

  • Advice A woman and a man looking at another woman at her laptop
    NEU Mental Health Charter

    This charter, when followed, will help to ensure that the way work is organised does not cause or contribute to ill-health.

  • Advice Dave, Louise and Katie. @Kois Miah
    Disability harassment

    The legal definition of harassment on grounds of disability, who is protected and the first steps you should take if you think you are being subjected to such harassment.

  • Advice Teacher reading to a boy in a wheelchair
    Disability discrimination

    The legal definition of disability discrimination, who is protected and the first steps you should take if you think you have been discriminated against at work.

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    UK Disability History Month

    We want choices and rights in our lives. UKDHM formally takes place between 22nd November and 22nd December each year, though many events and activities take place outside this time slot.

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    Disability

    The NEU works with disabled teachers and pupils to abolish disablism and discrimination.

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    Reasonable adjustments at work

    The Equality Act 2010 requires employers to make reasonable adjustments to premises or working practices to ensure that employees are not disadvantaged because of their disability.

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    Making work fit

    The duty to make reasonable adjustments requires school and college leaders to proactively identify barriers (both physical and attitudinal) to the inclusion of disabled people in the workplace.