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NEU and MU Joint membership

The National Education Union and Musicians’ Union have created a partnership to strengthen the promotion of music education in schools.

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NEU Awards

NEU present recognition awards to members, officers or individuals who are committed to education and have made exemplary contributions in their workplace or district or branch.

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NEU policy

Details about NEU policy including our position on key education issues.

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About the NEU

The National Education Union is the union for every education professional. Whether you’re a trainee, newly qualified or experienced teacher, lecturer, support staff or leader, working in every sector across the UK, including local authority, academy and independent schools, sixth form colleges and FE/HE – you can join the National Education Union.

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Get involved

NEU is one of the strongest and fastest growing education unions in the UK and much of our success is due to our enthusiastic, dedicated and hard-working members.

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NEU and support staff

The NEU represents more than 25,000 support staff members across the UK in the maintained, academy, free school, independent, further education, sixth form and university sectors, and this number is growing all the time.

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NEU in the independent sector

NEU is the largest single union in the independent sector with over 30,000 members in 1,700 schools. We represent more teachers and support staff working in independent schools than any other union.


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Political Fund

The National Education Union is the UK’s largest education union and we use our 450,000 members’ strength of voice to campaign effectively and to influence political parties on the issues which matter most.

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Non-member complaints procedure

This section sets out the procedure for external bodies to raise concerns about the conduct of an NEU representative whether they are an elected officer of the Union or a member of staff.

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NEU districts

The structure of NEU districts, district contact details and how to get involved with your union, locally.

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NEU in the further education sector

NEU represents all staff in schools, sixth forms and further education colleges across the UK, giving us a great range of expertise across all sectors. We also have many members in our leadership section which further extends our influence on pay and conditions in the FE sector.

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