Awarded in recognition of work to challenge sexism and engage women in the union.
The award will be presented to the NEU Union Learning Rep (ULR) chosen for making a difference and changing people's lives through union learning.
The Fred and Anne Jarvis award pays tribute to the example and commitment to education shown by previous General Secretary, Fred Jarvis, and his wife, Anne Jarvis, a lifelong NEU member and former chair of the Education Committee for Barnet Council, who died in 2007.
The Steve Sinnott International Solidarity Award gives recognition to members who have made exemplary contributions to their school or branch or districts’ work on international solidarity.
Judging criteria for the NEU representative and officers awards 2021/22
Every year, the NEU invites members to nominate an NEU Representative/Officer who they feel deserves to be recognised by the union for their hard work and commitment.
The Blair Peach Award is given to an NEU member who has made an exemplary contribution to their school or union branch’s work in any area of equality and diversity.
This year’s Fred & Anne Jarvis Award has been given to Marcus Rashford MBE for his work in fighting food poverty.
Today the Joint General Secretaries of the NEU today presented awards to the Representative and Officer of the Year for 2018/19. These awards recognise the hard work of reps and officers in the Union.