• Today, the core group of the Headteachers’ Roundtable agreed to formally request all school-based employees to resign as Ofsted Additional Inspectors, with immediate effect.  They have called on unions and other professional associations to recommend this “quiet revolution” to members, and “to ensure no school-based employees involve themselves in inspection.” This is with a view to…
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  • Who can join the NEU? The NEU is a union for all education professionals. We represent members in maintained schools, academies and free schools, independent schools, sixth form and further education colleges, education support services, alternative education provision settings, and early years settings. Whatever your role, whether you’re a teacher, a lecturer, a middle leader, a head teacher,…
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  • National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges will be taking strike action on Wednesday 12 February in response to the impact of funding cuts in their sector. It is one of three strike days taking place between now and Budget Day. The other dates are Thursday 27 February and Tuesday 10 March. In total, 38% of all sixth form colleges and 16-19 academies will be taking action…
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  • National Education Union (NEU) Cymru and NASUWT members join forces in a joint day of action on Wednesday 12 February, in a bid to change Newport Council's mind on proposed changes at Caerleon Comprehensive School.  They will be delivering a letter to Cllr Gail Giles, Cabinet member for education, and Newport's interim Chief Exec, Sheila Davies, at 9:30am on Wednesday. Caerleon…
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  • The BLF, Living Streets and the NEU want to highlight the health issues caused and aggravated by air pollution, especially to children’s young lungs, and provide guidance on the steps that schools can take to protect pupils. The air pollution guidance covers: Key facts about air pollution and the impact to human health.
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  • Want to make your classroom or nursery room more inclusive but not sure where to start?  Children are such enthusiastic learners. When we are young there is so much to learn and enjoy in books, as well as that unforgettable thrill of realising you can finally make sense of the marks on the page. For parents, carers, teachers and children alike, that is a moment to be remembered forever.…
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  • David Evans, Wales Secretary of the National Education Union Cymru said:
    "The pay rise for those working in FE in Wales is welcome. As well as extra support for much needed mental health provision.  We hope that the support for mental health services will extend to those education professionals employed in FE.  We know they work hard, and need support.
    "Pay…
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  • In a joint submission to the independent pay review body, the unions say Government plans to address teacher shortages by boosting starting salaries to £30,000 must also include proposals to reverse the years of pay erosion for experienced staff. The unions reject…
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