Combining the expertise and experience of ATL and the NUT the National Education Union is the UK’s largest education union. We are an effective and powerful voice – championing everyone who works in education.

Latest press releases

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    EPI on School attendance rates

    With high numbers of pupils and staff having to isolate as a result of Covid cases in their school, Govt decisions are doubling the difficulties faced by disadvantaged children and young people.

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    NEU calls for an end to holiday hunger

    The National Education Union is asking people to support and sign an open letter to the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, calling upon him to eradicate holiday hunger by providing Free School Meals (FSM) to all children who need them over the school holidays.

Latest blogs

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    Safe schools – Reappraisal required?

    As teachers and staff take a well-earned extended break at Halloween, Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary reflects on the ‘school restart’.

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    Back to School: Full Week One

    We did it, we’re back and we’re making it work! Colette Thompson, literacy specialist and vice-chair of Fighting Words, Northern Ireland reflects on the first full week back at school.

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    School restart across Europe

    With school restart imminent in Northern Ireland, and many teachers confused by rushed, often contradictory advice and guidance, Mark Langhammer looks at the school-restart experience of some of our neighbours across Europe.