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.
Management and Teachers’ Sides of the Teachers’ Salaries and Conditions of Service Committee (“TNC”) recognise that responses to the Covid-19 situation have the potential to impact on the conditions of service for teachers and school leaders.
Mark Langhammer, Regional Secretary of the National Education Union in Northern Ireland (Europe’s largest union for teachers and educators) commented on the Report of the Expert Panel on Educational Underachievement.
NEU Northern Ireland lobbies the Education Minister on school starting age flexibility.
A seminar for teachers, teaching assistants, students, governors on how to challenge sexism in our schools.
The NEU paper, “Measuring What Matters” is not simply focussed on the symptom of workload, but on its causes.
Subject to receipt of final approval of the pay remit by the Department of Finance, it is anticipated that the pay award will be implemented in the May/June payrolls.
The NEU spring webinar was held on Thursday, 25 February at 6:00pm.
The National Education Union (NEU) education recovery plan sets out how to reopen schools and colleges in a safe and sustainable way.
Department of Education NI introduces scheme to help support substitute teachers during the current six-week period of school closures.
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.
To support schools, Department of Education, Northern Ireland (DENI) has prepared phase specific information.
Updated guidance in light of the current crisis in public. These replace the actions set out in the letter to schools of 31 December 2020.
Seventy-fourth SAGE meeting on COVID-19, 22nd December 2020 Held via Video Teleconference
National Education Union action on unsafe educational settings to apply to Northern Ireland members
The NI Teacher Performance Review and Staff Development (PRSD) process will be paused for 2021/2021 academic year.
As a student undertaking initial teacher training, you are eligible for free NEU membership.
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.
Read all advice and guidance for members in NEU Northern Ireland.
The NI Executive has announced that schools and other education settings will have the half-term holiday break extended from 19 to 30 October, reopening on Monday 2 November.
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.
Advice for reps and members in Northern Ireland.
The guidance is based around ‘Things you need to Do’ and ‘Things you need to Know’.
This guidance for Northern Ireland provides the latest advice on absence, pay arrangements and staffing matters linked to COVID-19.
Our advice on ventilation in Covid-19 schools and workplaces.
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 shares his concerns on the effect of low isolation figures on Covid-19 transmission in Northern Ireland.
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.
Full National Education Union Statement, 3rd January 2020
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.