In Sudan, protestors against the military regime, including teachers, have been attacked, detained, killed and tortured.
Joint General Secretaries of NEU demand an end to repression of teachers and union leaders in Honduras
A new report from the National Education Union and UK civil society organisation Global Justice Now examines the problems with privatisation of school education around the world and the role of the Department for International Development in pushing it through its aid programme.
Solidarity is at the heart of the NEU, be that domestically or internationally, internally or externally. We work in partnership with a variety of international campaigns and organisations to deliver our goals and theirs.
In 2018, a delegation of members went to Cuba to examine current educational provision in rural and urban environments. The group visited primary, secondary, special educational needs and arts schools; met teachers and trade unions; and took part in historical, cultural and community visits.
Solidarity is a key trade union value. The NEU stands in solidarity with the many teachers around the world who are unable to carry out their vocation as they languish in prison, simply because they are trade unionists.
Bridge International is one of the largest education for-profit companies in the world, operating in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, India and Liberia. The education market is worth trillion. Not surprisingly there has been an expansion in the number of businesses seeking to make a profit from it.
The National Education Union is a core supporter of Send My Friend to School, the campaign which brings together thousands of children across the UK to speak up for the right to education and remind world leaders of their promise that all children should get the chance to go to school.
We are concerned about the new Education Outcomes Fund (EOF) proposed by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.
In April 2018, the National Registry of Data of Missing or Disappeared Persons listed 37,435 missing or disappeared people in Mexico.
Following the announcement of the ‘zero tolerance’ policy on unauthorised immigration announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April 2018, the US has been systematically, and intentionally, separating children as young as five from their asylum-seeking parents.
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.
Following the publication of the UK’s negotiation objectives this week, the NEU has joined with other UK trade unions, environmental organisations and health and human rights groups to call for an EU-UK trade deal based on rights, justice and sustainability.
Commenting on the passing of Motion 31 at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “As the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights notes* the occupation of Palestine continues to severely impact on the lives of millions of Palestinians,
On Friday, 26 April 2019, edu-business Pearson held its AGM in London. The legacy ATL and NUT sections both have a long and proud history of demonstrating outside this event – and 2019 was no exception.