NEU Cymru is Wales’ largest education union. It has a staff of 23, including a full-time solicitor, dealing with the needs of the education workforce. NEU Cymru campaigns to ensure that Welsh Government and local authorities provide the best for education professional and pupils in every educational institution in Wales. 

Coronavirus - COVID-19

During this time of crisis school leaders, teachers and support staff are doing essential work – caring for the children of key workers and vulnerable children.

The NEU is working to ensure that arrangements are safe and appropriate whether students and staff are working at home or at school.  NEU advice to members will be regularly updated as matters develop.

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See Welsh Government coronavirus guidance on school staff and their employment

See all NEU advice on the coronavirus 

Coronavirus: Welsh Government support for the supply sector

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Training in Wales

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    Reps Foundation - Wales

    Reps Foundation is a three-day course for newly elected reps or those who have not previously attended training. Please note! You must sign up to all 3 days! You have the legal right to reasonable paid time off to attend training in your new workplace rep role. Any problems with this please contact your Regional/Wales office.

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    Reps Advanced - Wales

    Reps Advanced is a three-day course which builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding gained during the Reps Foundation course.

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    Managing Your Workload and Wellbeing - Wales

    This one-day course aims to provide reps with an understanding of current equality issues along with practical ways of managing your workload, work-life balance and well-being.

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    Introduction to Employment Law - Wales

    This one-day course aims to give NEU reps and local officers an introduction to the framework of statutory, contract and other law that surrounds our rights and entitlements at work.

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    Pay progression and appeals - Wales

    This one-day course is designed to ensure that NEU reps and local officers are briefed and up-to-date on issues surrounding the imposition of performance related pay on teachers.

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    Torfaen- Reps Training

    This course is aimed at workplace reps or anyone interested in becoming a workplace rep within Torfaen and will help you to develop the skills and confidence to support and represent members in a range of situations.

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