The Department of Education NI (DENI) have announcement a major programme aimed at addressing the impact of Covid-19 on children’s learning. This is a scheme that NEU have been campaigning for as part of the school -re-start’ negotiations.
This guidance has been developed for education settings, to support a safe reopening of schools in line with the Northern Ireland Executive’s “Coronavirus Executive Approach to Decision-Making” published on 12 May 2020.
Schools should close now in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the NEU statement.
The latest editions of newsletters for members in Northern Ireland including Reps bulletin and Frontline.
NEU Northern Ireland (in partnership with INTO & UTU) also offer a series of training courses each year in both Belfast and Derry.
Accessing professional development is an important part of being an educational professional.
Your Autumn-Winter edition of Frontline newsletter: the pay deal explained: Q&A with Mark Langhammer, regional secretary; teacher governors: things to know; CPD opportunities.
Our advice today is that members hold off responding to the consultation until we are able to provide a more detailed response and guidance to members.
Interim guidance for detailed submissions made to OFQUAL, DE, CCEA and others on awarding for qualifications Summer 2020.
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
Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary's blog on social distancing, hiring more teachers, a 1 to 10 ratio, secondary spikes and a cautionary note from Azerbaijan.
How has Northern Ireland’s economy coped with lockdown, and how might the workplace change as we gradually emerge? By Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary.
Mark Langhammer, Northern Ireland regional secretary writes about why Government should only reopen schools when it is safe to do.
NEU’s Regional Secretary, Mark Langhammer's blog on NEU's ten demands for a proposed return for schools, colleges and educational settings.
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.
Today, the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC) – the body which makes up the Teachers’ Side of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee has announced that it will be accepting the terms of the Pay and Workload Agreement presented to them on 8 April 2020.
Advice from the Department of Education, Northern Ireland guidance on School Restart Programme, including responses to the questions asked by NEU members at the recent Zoom meeting.
A joint letter of agreement has been agreed and issued further to the announcement confirming that as a consequence of the current exceptional circumstances, the start of the academic year 20/21 will be from week commencing 17 August 2020.