Press Releases

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the latest report by the Education Policy Institute.

Published on: 
19 June 2018
Academies

The School Cuts Coalition and 39 Local Authorities have written to the Education Secretary expressing their deep concerns about the dangerously inadequate funding for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Published on: 
18 June 2018
School cuts

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on an analysis of teachers’ pay published by the Taxpayers’ Alliance.

Published on: 
15 June 2018
Pay

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the new analysis of free schools published by the Sutton Trust and the National Foundation for Educational Research, published today.

Published on: 
31 May 2018
Free schools

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the report from the National Audit Office (NAO) on Ofsted’s inspection of schools.

Published on: 
24 May 2018
Ofsted

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the UCL Institute of Education report on grammar schools.

Published on: 
23 May 2018
Funding

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on today’s written statement on Keeping Children Safe in Education, updated statutory guidance for schools which now includes additional advice on tackling sexual harassment and violence.

Published on: 
17 May 2018
DfE
Health and safety

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU), has been speaking ahead of the TUC’s march through London as part of its ‘New Deal for Working People.’

Published on: 
11 May 2018
Funding
Pay
Workload

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commenting on the conclusions of Ofqual’s review into the involvement of teachers in the development of confidential assessment materials, including exam papers.

Published on: 
11 May 2018
Assessment
Press release

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on plans announced today by Damian Hinds, the Secretary of State for Education.

Published on: 
11 May 2018
Education policy

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Government’s Green Paper on Mental Health: Failing a Generation, a joint report by the House of Commons Education and Health and Social Care Committees,

Published on: 
09 May 2018
Pupil mental health

Commenting on the Education Secretary’s speech, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said:

Published on: 
04 May 2018
Education policy
Funding

On Friday 4 May 2018, the National Education Union is demonstrating outside the Pearson Annual General Meeting (AGM) to protest against the corporation’s investment in so-called Low-Fee Private Schools provider Bridge.

Published on: 
02 May 2018

Three-in-ten (30%) teachers and headteachers say their school expects children aged six to seven (Year 2) to do SATs revision at home, according to a joint survey by the National Education Union (NEU) and TES. This increases to more than 8 in ten (82%) schools expecting pupils aged 10 to 11 (Year 6) to revise for their SATs at home.

Published on: 
27 April 2018
Assessment

Guidance to help support staff in schools and colleges who are planning to transition Leading Trans Equality in Education: A Toolkit for Change*, has been published by the NEU. It’s been developed by the National Education Union’s Trans Educators’ network. It was shared with members at the weekend’s National Education Union’s LGBT+ annual conference in Leeds.

Published on: 
26 April 2018
Equalities

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) has commenting on the Education Policy Institute’s (EPI) report into teacher retention and recruitment.

Published on: 
25 April 2018
Recruitment and retention

This weekend the School Cuts Coalition alongside thousands of parents, teachers and support staff will be holding a weekend of events across England to highlight the school funding crisis.

Published on: 
19 April 2018
Funding

Commenting on the report into disadvantaged learners by the Education Policy Institute and UCL Institute of Education, Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU), said:

Published on: 
19 April 2018

Commenting on the polling for the Sutton Trust published today of senior leaders and teachers’ attitudes, Kevin Courtney, joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) said:

Published on: 
19 April 2018
Academies

Nearly a quarter (24%) of children with special educational needs are not in school according to a poll of parents released at the annual conference of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers section of the National Education Union.

Published on: 
13 April 2018