NEU Northern Ireland has a staff of four Regional Officials campaigning to ensure that the Northern Ireland Assembly and education authorities provide the best for education professional and pupils in every educational institution in Northern Ireland.

Agreement on teachers' pay and conditions of service is reached through the Teachers' Salaries and Conditions of Service Committee (Schools) which comprises the employing authorities/employer representatives, the Department of Education (DE) and the five recognised teachers' unions NEU is one of the five unions that make up the Northern Ireland Teachers Council (NITC).

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  • Tanya Wakeley
    A Day In The Life

    NEU NI member and St Cecilia's College Rep Tanya Wakeley Covid-19 video diary.

  • Money
    Teachers’ Pay Campaign

    The members of the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC), the representative body for the teachers’ unions, have agreed to act jointly to make finding an acceptable resolution to the question of teachers’ pay an election issue.

Advice and guidance

  • NEU NI Assembly manifesto
    Early Years Doorstep Guide

    In anticipation for canvassing in the next few weeks and months, NEU have prepared this doorstep guide for our early years members.


  • Blog Kierna Corr
    European Practices for Pre-School Teachers

    Kierna Corr, an NEU workplace rep and head of nursery, shares her experience from her recent study visit to Italy to take part in a course ‘The best Practices for Preschool Teachers’ facilitated by The Erasmus Learning Academy.

  • Blog Early years children in class
    The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on early years

    Maggie Surgenor-Cooke writes about the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the emotional wellbeing of children, parents and early years practitioners and what can be done to enhance future support mechanisms.

Press releases



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