Guide for National Education Union workplace representatives and how to support your members during coronavirus outbreak.
We all want schools to open – as soon as it is safe to do so. The NEU’s five tests do not require a vaccine, which will be many months away.
Information and guidance on your rights if you are pregnant or on maternity leave
Schools should close now in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the NEU statement.
The COVID-19 pandemic is posing serious challenges to schools, colleges, childcare and social care providers.
The key 15 points of clarification arising from HMRC’s amended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance.
NEU’s Regional Secretary, Mark Langhammer's blog on NEU's ten demands for a proposed return for schools, colleges and educational settings.
Kirsty Williams, Education Minister Wales thanks the school community for helping the country in a time of national need.
Leaks of proposals for school re-opening in September are not helpful. Schools and parents need to see from Government a clearly thought-out plan outlining the scientific reasoning behind a return for all pupils.
The NFER report shows that a quarter of pupils have limited access to IT at home. Gavin Williamson confirmed in the Commons last week that only around half of requests for the Government’s free laptop scheme for disadvantaged students have so far been met.
NEU Cymru welcomes Welsh Government guidance on schools' wider opening.
A snapshot survey of 4,016 members of the National Education Union, reveals continued problems with health and safety even before wider opening.
NEU Cymru welcomes no date set for opening schools in Wales. Like everyone, we want learners to be back in their classrooms. But not until it is safe to do so.
For our members, parents and learners themselves, staying safe at this difficult time is critical. We look forward to hearing more details from the Welsh Government in the coming weeks.
NEU joint general secretaries have written to the education secretary Gavin Williamson about issues affecting supply staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The NEU welcomes Ofqual’s announcement today on the regulatory arrangements for awarding this summer’s Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs).
We're pleased the Education Minister has focused on wellbeing in launching this policy statement. Like the Minister says, the wellbeing and safety of learners and education professionals alike is centrally important at this difficult time.
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.
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.
NEU has written to the Prime Minister asking that he close all schools and colleges, and we are hoping that the this will be the same for Wales.