NEU member benefits

The NEU offers a wide range of benefits and services to members.

The National Education Union is run by its members for its members. Get involved in your union and you can help determine policy, play a key role in campaigning, attend events and conferences, and support your colleagues with issues at work. 


Industrial action

The NEU is a campaigning union with a clear vision of what our education system should look like. You can get involved and together, we can shape the future of education for the benefit of teachers, support staff, leaders and pupils.


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Equality is a key priority of the union, to ensure that its members have a voice in the union, in the classroom and in broader society, and do not face barriers to promotion, representation or participation. We believe that all children and young people should have equal access to a good school and an education system which treats staff and those they teach fairly.

Learning and professional development

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We offer training and professional development opportunities to suit any role or career stage, with subjects ranging from behaviour management and pupil mental health, to SEND and classroom skills. A fantastic range of national and local CPD courses for all our members from managing behaviour to gender identity training and guidance as well as specialist training for reps and officers.

Educate magazine

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You will receive our membership magazine, Educate, as well as a link to the online digital copy.

NEU Insurance protection

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As a member, you receive free insurance protection and cover for everything from personal accidents, to loss of or damage to property, including teaching equipment and personal effects.

NEU rewards

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NEU rewards gives you more for your membership by providing you and your family with a wide range of money-saving benefits and services. This includes insurances, discount shopping, financial advice, mortgages and savings.

Musicians' union membership discount

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A reduced rate for our qualifying NEU members to join the Musicians’ Union. See NEU and MU joint membership agreement.