Publications and resources

National Education Union publications and resources.

We are unmatched in the range and quality of free publications and factsheets we offer, covering everything from guidance on employment rights, school trips and managing behaviour, to appraisals, pensions, mentoring and managing workload.

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Your guide to induction

The National Education Union has put together this guide to help make your induction year work for you.
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Starting out in teaching

The National Education Union has put together information on some of the most common questions and issues faced by those new to teaching.
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Managing behaviour

This guide offers tips on managing some of the key areas of behaviour to help as you develop your experience in the classroom.
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Lecture notes - pay, conditions of service and you

This briefing sets out guidance on teachers' pay and conditions of service, including for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) in their first year of teaching.
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Lecture notes - education, the law and you

Teachers work within a legal framework involving rights and duties. These lecture notes provide information on the legal framework for teachers beginning their careers.

Lecture notes - pay, conditions of service and you (WELSH)

This Welsh briefing sets out guidance on teachers' pay and conditions of service, including for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) in their first year of teaching.

Managing classroom behaviour (ATL section)

Behaviour management remains a key issue for all teachers and education support staff. This publication has been produced to support members manage classroom behaviour.

New to teaching magazine

The magazine for trainee teachers from the National Education Union. This issue includes advice on social media, how to tackle workload and how to deal with challenging behaviour.

Guide to mentoring (ATL section)

NQs frequently report that the quality of the relationship they have with their mentor at the beginning of their career is key to the success and worth of their induction experience.
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Finding your first teaching job

Applying for your first job as a teacher marks a significant stage in your career. It’s an exciting time, but you may also be feeling apprehensive about what you need to do.
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National Education Union trainee publication

This guide is designed to provide you with information to assist you in school. It looks at your time in the classroom, what you can expect and how to prepare.
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Workload guide (NUT section)

This guide sets out advice on your working time obligations and on ways in which you and your colleagues can, with NUT support, seek to keep your workload at more manageable levels.

School Direct charter

The National Education Union has produced this 22-point checklist as a guide for School Direct trainee teachers setting out the minimum expectations for their teacher training year.

NEU659 Induction checklist

The National Education Union has produced a checklist of good practice for NQTs. If the answer to any of the questions is no then you should discuss the matter with your workplace representative, in the first instance.
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NEU659w Induction checklist (Welsh)

The National Education Union has produced a checklist of good practice for NQTs in Welsh. If the answer to any of the questions is no then you should discuss the matter with your workplace representative, in the first instance.

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