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Feminism in Schools Webinar

Feminism in schools webinar, Thursday, 12 May 2022, 4:30pm via Zoom. Speaker: Charlotte Carson (founder of Feminism in Schools)

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GTCNI Fees

General teaching council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI) registration fee for 2022/23.

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Teachers’ Pay Campaign

The members of the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC), the representative body for the teachers’ unions, have agreed to act jointly to make finding an acceptable resolution to the question of teachers’ pay an election issue.

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Early Years Doorstep Guide

In anticipation for canvassing in the next few weeks and months, NEU have prepared this doorstep guide for our early years members.

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Our Ten Demands

NEU NI has submitted initial views to the independent review of education in the form of ten demands or asks to be addressed.

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Joint union training

The three unions - Irish National Teachers' Union (INTO), National Education Union (NEU) and Ulster Teachers' Union (UTU) continue to work in partnership to deliver training to members, school representatives, and health and safety representatives.

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Teachers’ Incremental Pay Progression 2021/22

The Department of Education, Northern Ireland (DENI) have now confirmed that temporary cover has been approved to allow the payment of incremental progression increases to eligible teachers from September 2021.

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Measuring What Matters

The NEU paper, “Measuring What Matters” is not simply focussed on the symptom of workload, but on its causes.

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Concerns about re-opening of special schools

NEU along side NI teacher unions (Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council) have written to the First and Deputy First Minister to highlight concerns regarding Special School Provision during the current lockdown.

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SAGE advice

Seventy-fourth SAGE meeting on COVID-19, 22nd December 2020 Held via Video Teleconference

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NEU NI respond to pension consultation

NEU NI have responded to the consultation on options to address discrimination identified by the courts in the transitional protection arrangements, which were part of the 2015 reform of public service pension schemes, including the NI teachers pension scheme.

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Department of Education NI launch engage programme

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.

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NEU NI Reps Training

NEU Northern Ireland (in partnership with INTO & UTU) offer a series of training courses each year in both Belfast and Derry and online.

Autumn Frontline
Autumn Frontline 2019

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.

Advice

Stressed School Teacher Advice
Teachers’ time budget arrangements

As negotiated by NEU along with colleague in the NITC, until individual time budgets are in place, no teacher should be directed to work more than 32.4 hours in a single week.

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Kierna Corr Blog
European Practices for Pre-School Teachers

Kierna Corr, an NEU workplace rep and head of nursery, shares her experience from her recent study visit to Italy to take part in a course ‘The best Practices for Preschool Teachers’ facilitated by The Erasmus Learning Academy.

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Peter Weir's executive dysfunction

Ciaran O’Halloran, NEU member, head of drama at a school in Belfast, and an examiner for Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC) shares his thoughts on the ministerial decision on WJEC exams in Northern Ireland.

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Back to school: Full week one

We did it, we’re back and we’re making it work! Colette Thompson, literacy specialist and vice-chair of Fighting Words, Northern Ireland reflects on the first full week back at school.

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School restart across Europe

With school restart imminent in Northern Ireland, and many teachers confused by rushed, often contradictory advice and guidance, Mark Langhammer looks at the school-restart experience of some of our neighbours across Europe.

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Coronavirus: Should we trust the UK Government?

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.

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