The focus on early years education is particularly welcome. Like the EPI, the union believes that the development of a larger educational workforce, with higher levels of training and qualification, is essential to a programme of early years reform.
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NEU Cymru believes the election provides a chance for real change
With education now ranking as the third biggest electoral issue among parents, our fifth and final weekend of General Election events will take place in the North East, Cumbria and Yorkshire.
Teachers' workload problems are rooted in the education system. We need bigger ambition for change from the Government, with actions to match.
The DfE is making much of their efforts to reduce the workload of teachers; their 2019 Workload Survey (TWS) report shows a drop in reported working hours of teachers compared to the TWS 2016.
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.