Black History Month (BHM) is held each year in October, to promote the history and contribution that Black communities have made to the UK helping to understand the present through our past.
22 June 2021 marks 73 years since the SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex in 1948.
A seminar for teachers, teaching assistants, students, governors on how to challenge sexism in our schools.
An NEU toolkit to support members affected at work by domestic abuse. Model policy, guidance, poster, FAQs and a checklist for reps and leaders. #NEURNotAlone
International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates women and calls for gender equity.
The NEU worked with five primary schools over two years to consider how ‘traditional’ gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms.
Relationships education and health education should begin in primary school and be developed and delivered according to children’s developmental age and lived experiences.
Councillors are a bridge between the community and the local authority. The local authority can take a lead in developing a borough/region-wide approach to LGBT+ inclusion in education.
Changes to Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) are vital to support the social and emotional development of children and young people.
Awarded in recognition of work to challenge sexism and engage women in the union.
Here you will find resources which have been developed and shared by teachers to help schools support refugees.
Narrative on National Education Union employee gender and pay. We are absolutely committed to continuing to reduce our gender pay gap.
A comprehensive set of teaching resources on the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, produced by the NEU and the Holocaust Educational Trust.
LGBT+ education professionals, pupils and families are vital members of all nursery, school and college communities and of our union.
Advice on working through the menopause, guides and checklists for leaders and school reps and the NEU's model menopause policy.
A key priority of the union is to make sure all members have a voice in the union, the workplace and broader society; and do not face barriers to promotion, representation or participation.
A guide for leaders on how to tackle domestic violence and the workplace
A guide for NEU reps on how to tackle domestic abuse and the workplace
The government has published its response to the July 2020 public consultation - Public service pension schemes: changes to the transition arrangements to the 2015 schemes consultation. The NEU is pleased that the government has adopted our position and favours ‘Deferred Choice’.
In the last few years there has been much work done, raising awareness and increasing the visibility of transgender issues. This advice aims to helps school and college staff support gender variant or questioning students in the educational environment.
The use of verbal abuse as a form of bullying of disabled children and young people is widespread. This has a significant negative impact on self-esteem and achievement.
The Sewell report has little of value to say about education and has no recommendations on tackling racism in schools.
International Women’s Day on the 8 March is a chance to celebrate women’s achievements around the world as well as shine a spotlight on the continuing inequalities and injustices that women and girls face.
Today August 2, marks the 75th anniversary of the murder of 2,897 Sinti and Roma in the gas chambers at the German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
The NEU is committed to working with The Hamilton Commission to support and empower young Black people through education, and to widen opportunities.
Today is an important day which draws attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBT+ people around the world and here at home.
There remains a job of work to do within the education sector about making sure employers make reasonable adjustments to retain and value their staff who are disabled.
NEU Cymru have written to the Minister for Education, Welsh Government to express deep concerns about the injustices and racial disparities that have been highlighted by the virus and by the horrific events of brutality against black people in the United States.
The National Education is proud to host an exclusive Black Lives Matter solidarity webinar, with guests including the Reverend Jesse Jackson Snr, and Diane Abbott MP, on Monday 15 June at 3pm.
Ahead of World Teachers’ Day (5 October), the National Education Union (NEU) will be screening the new documentary from British filmmaker and former teacher Jon Seal.
New research from the National Education Union and UK Feminista – “It’s just everywhere”: Sexism in schools and how we tackle it - shows that the sexual harassment of girls in schools is widespread.
Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on today’s written statement on Keeping Children Safe in Education.