Press Releases

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union comments on the emergency education motion passed at today’s Liberal Democrat Party conference.

Published on: 
18 September 2018
Funding
Press release

Commenting on the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)’s latest analysis of funding in education, Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said:

Published on: 
17 September 2018
Funding

Commenting on confirmation by the Government of the teachers' pay award and distribution of the teachers' pay grant, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said:

Published on: 
14 September 2018
Pay

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commentied on the OECD’s Education at a Glance report.

Published on: 
11 September 2018
Education policy

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary, National Education Union, comments on the report 'Religion and World Views the Way Forward'.

Published on: 
09 September 2018
Curriculum

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary, National Education Union, comments on the PAC report into Ofsted.

Published on: 
07 September 2018
Ofsted

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Government’s latest announcement of 53 new free schools and one UTC.

Published on: 
04 September 2018
Free schools

Commenting on the Local Government Association’s (LGA) analysis into the lack of secondary school places, Nansi Ellis, Assistant General Secretary of the National Education Union, said

Published on: 
31 August 2018
School places

Commenting on the Department for Education’s School Resource Management Strategy, released today, Nansi Ellis, Assistant General Secretary of the National Education Union, said

Published on: 
31 August 2018
Funding

Nansi Ellis, Assistant General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on 'The teacher labour market in England: shortages, subject expertise and incentives', a report published today by the Education Policy Institute (EPI).

Published on: 
30 August 2018
Recruitment and retention

The National Education Union (NEU) is sad that St Christopher’s School, an independent school in Canterbury, Kent, is closing and that the teachers and teaching assistants are being made redundant.

Published on: 
24 August 2018
Recruitment and retention

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU), said: “Congratulations to the students and teachers on achieving their results today, even with the issues with this years’ grading.

Published on: 
23 August 2018
Assessment

Well done to the students and staff who have worked so hard to achieve this year’s GCSE results. But the increased GCSE content is narrowing the curriculum and the return to assessment by end-of-course exams is damaging students’ mental health, says the National Education Union.

Published on: 
23 August 2018
Assessment

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Labour Party’s call for the Government to reintroduce the educational maintenance allowance for disadvantaged 16- to 18-year-olds in further education.

Published on: 
22 August 2018
Social mobility

Two staff who worked at an education services company owned by ex-Manchester City footballer Jamie Pollock are struggling to get the pay they were owed after he terminated their employment in January with only a week’s notice.

Published on: 
17 August 2018
Pay

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) comments on A-level results.

Published on: 
16 August 2018
Exams

Congratulations to everyone receiving their AS- and A-level results today. The results will be a testament to the hard work and commitment shown by students, their families and school and college staff in the face of all the changes to these qualifications, says the National Education Union.

Published on: 
16 August 2018
Assessment
Exams
Pupil mental health

Changes to this year’s GCSEs and A-levels have damaged students’ mental health, according to a snap-shot poll by the National Education Union (NEU).

Published on: 
09 August 2018
Assessment

Ros McNeil, Assistant General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Government’s announcement of a network of ‘language hubs’ designed to boost the take-up of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at GCSE level.

Published on: 
03 August 2018

A snapshot survey of 657 secondary teachers by the National Education Union shows the growing concern amongst teachers that young people are not getting enough food to eat over the summer holidays.

Published on: 
01 August 2018
Social mobility