To help families get the information they need, the NEU has created a series of posters designed to be personalised for your school/college and emailed out to parents, carers, staff and students.
Statement from Lindsey Podolanski, Chief Operating Officer at Unity Trust Bank, regarding use of their services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Information and guidance on your rights if you are pregnant or on maternity leave
Ten points on supporting vulnerable children who are at home during the coronavirus crisis.
Join Andrew Morris, assistant general secretary and Jayne Phillips, head of legal services for a telephone town hall conference call for supply members at 3.00pm on Monday, 30 March.
Further advice will be made available here as matters become clearer, along with advice on what school staff can and should do and cannot and should not do whether working in school or at home.
Coronavirus update call for members with Kevin Courtney and Mary Bousted at 6pm on Monday 30th March
During this crisis, many education staff are being asked to draw up plans for distance learning and educational activities students can do from home.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused many specific issues and problems in our special schools and for members who work in them.
The spread of COVID-19 poses serious challenges to schools, colleges, childcare and social care providers.
Ten points on the role of secondary schools in supporting student mental health and wellbeing during this period of change and school closures.
The key 15 points of clarification arising from HMRC’s amended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance.
Ten points on the role of primary schools in supporting child mental health and wellbeing during this period of change and school closures.
Every child who can be safely cared for at home should be, to limit the chance of the virus spreading.
Twelve points on exam cancellation for GCSEs, AS, A-levels and International Baccalaureate
Ten points on exam cancellation for GCSEs, AS-levels, A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate
Schools are closed and there are lots of different opinions on what learning will look like over the next few months. In this unprecedented time, parents cannot expect that their children will be accessing a normal timetable or individual support on a regular basis.
Read our advice and guidance for school leaders.
Read our advice and guidance for secondary school educators.
Read our advice and guidance for primary school educators.
Advice for educators on GCSEs, AS, A levels and BTEC
Kirsty Williams, Education Minister Wales thanks the school community for helping the country in a time of national need.
Week of 30 March, Professor Scally published important articles in the Irish Times and Irish News which were widely read and debated, and get to the heart of the UK Government’s approach to the Covid-19 crisis. Prof. Scally’s article is reproduced here in full, without the need for further comment.
We are pleased to see that Government has listened to the NEU and others who have asked for FSM to be available throughout the holidays.
During this time of crisis school leaders, teachers and support staff are doing essential work – caring for the children of key workers and vulnerable children in Wales.
Analysis of the available Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance strongly indicates that supply staff will be covered within it.
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.