The NEU congratulates the new Secretary of State for Education on being appointed to the most important position in the Cabinet.
Education unions respond have jointly to School Teachers' Review Body (STRB), criticising pay freeze imposed by Government. Teachers and school leaders have made an immense contribution to the country's pandemic response.
A narrowing of choice at A level will have a knock-on effect on the subjects which teachers will be qualified to teach in the future, sending us into a downward spiral of diminishing diversity.
The decision by the Chief Medical Officers to encourage the take up of vaccinations by 12-15 year olds will be another tool to help pupils sustain their access to education throughout the autumn and winter.
The NEU along with others have today launched a set of climate and sustainability teaching resources to support Climate Learning Month taking place from October 2021 in the run-up to COP 26.
This is an important report. It reminds us about the power of education to build societies.
Teachers need extra flexibility to target support at individual students and more time to work with groups who need additional help with some subjects. This requires more teachers and more support staff.
JCVI declines mass vaccination of 12-15 year olds
It is very good news and very reassuring that teachers have been found not to be at greater risk of hospitalisation because of Covid.