Press Releases

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on the Education Secretary’s call for more academies, and the Department for Education’s analysis of sponsored academies.

Published on: 
23 January 2019
Academies

The Joint Union Asbestos Committee which comprises the education and support staff unions (ASCL, GMB, NAHT, NASUWT, NEU, UCU, UNISON, Unite and Voice) and the Asbestos in Schools Group, Chaired by Emma Hardy MP are today responding to the asbestos recommendations in the Public Accounts Committee report into Academy accounts and performance. 

Published on: 
23 January 2019
Academies

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the NEU has commented on Academy accounts and performance, the report of the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Published on: 
23 January 2019
Academies

82,487 teachers taking part in the National Education Union’s consultation of members have given a ringing endorsement of the School Cuts campaign.

Published on: 
21 January 2019
Funding

James Cleverly, the Deputy Chair of the Conservative Party, has complained to the UK Statistics Authority about the figures on the School Cuts website. We stand by those figures.

Published on: 
17 January 2019
Funding

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary NEU has commented on new research from the Education Policy Institute, analysing the childcare workforce in England.

Published on: 
17 January 2019
Education policy

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary NEU has commented on the launch of Ofsted’s consultation on how it inspects schools, early years settings and further education and skills providers.

Published on: 
16 January 2019
Ofsted
Press release

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on an Education Policy Institute report, published today, which looks at current school finances.

Published on: 
11 January 2019
Funding

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report Mental health services for children and young people.

Published on: 
11 January 2019
SEND

New analysis by the National Education Union of the Schools Block funding allocations show the Government has not even matched their previous woefully inadequate promises on school funding. The Government has delayed and delayed the publication of these figures. The reason now is clear.

Published on: 
07 January 2019
Funding
Press release

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Government’s school holiday programme for disadvantaged children.

Published on: 
21 December 2018
Social mobility

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on the Sutton Trust report Chain Effects 2018, published today.

Published on: 
20 December 2018
Academies

A National Education Union snapshot poll of 1,026 teachers* in England paints a harrowing picture of the increase in poverty seen in our schools and the daily impact it is having on children and young people.

Published on: 
17 December 2018
Social mobility

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on today’s publication of primary school performance tables.

Published on: 
13 December 2018
Assessment
Press release

Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on the release of the Ofsted Annual Report

Published on: 
04 December 2018
Ofsted

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary, National Education Union has commented on the release of the trainee number census for 2018-19.

Published on: 
29 November 2018
Workload

A poll of young people shows gaps in Relationship and Sex Education on sexual grooming, abusive relationships and how to get help if they are sexually assaulted.

Published on: 
27 November 2018
PSHE

Trade unions, campaigners, councillors, parents and school students to march for education on Tuesday 20 November.

Published on: 
19 November 2018
Funding

This week the DfE reopened its ‘Asbestos Management Assurance Process’, an exercise which asks school employers to declare whether they are compliant with their legal duty to manage asbestos in their schools.

Published on: 
16 November 2018
DfE

The National Education Union’s 2018 independent sector pay & conditions survey reveals that pay in private schools is failing to keep pace with inflation, and that staff continue to experience high levels of workload, much of it unpaid.

Published on: 
10 November 2018
Funding