Welcome to the Dorset District web pages.
NEU's Dorset District was formed on 1st January 2019 following the amalgamation of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).
Use the contact information on this page to get in touch about casework.
Use the various tabs below to find out about local meetings and training, annual conference and other issues.
Need Help or Advice
First, please see if the website has the answers. If not, in the first instance call AdviceLine on 0345 811 8111 (Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm) or use the email contact form.
If you work in Bournemouth, Poole or Christchurch please contact: The AdviceLine using the details above.
To Update Your Membership
If you need to update your membership (e.g. you have moved or are now working at a different school) please email email@example.com or phone 0345 811 8111 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).
South West NEU Office
Dorset District is in the South West Region. If you need to contact the South West Office please call 01392 258028 or use the email contact form.
The Covid-19 crisis means that school leaders, teachers and support staff are working in new situations and new ways in order to meet the challenges they face every day.
We know many of our members will be worried, so need strong and clear advice to schools, to back up the head teachers, who are having to choose which young people can be in schools.
Use our pay toolkit to secure pay progression, by taking collective action or by pursuing and winning appeals against decisions that individual teachers should not progress.
More than 16,500 schools losing out under new cash allocations for April 2020.
Unless education is properly funded, children in every area will suffer.
Following the announcement on school funding by Justine Greening last week, the picture remains bleak.