Funding

Consultation of Members on School Funding

82,487 teachers taking part in the National Education Union’s consultation of members have given a ringing endorsement of the School Cuts campaign.

School Cuts Coalition Stands By Figures Challenged by Deputy Chair of Conservative Party

James Cleverly, the Deputy Chair of the Conservative Party, has complained to the UK Statistics Authority about the figures on the School Cuts website. We stand by those figures.

School Finances

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union has commented on an Education Policy Institute report, published today, which looks at current school finances.

Broken promises from Government on school funding

New analysis by the National Education Union of the Schools Block funding allocations show the Government has not even matched their previous woefully inadequate promises on school funding. The Government has delayed and delayed the publication of these figures. The reason now is clear.
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Educate January/February 2019

The first ever issue of Educate, the National Education Union's new magazine, including the results of a survey on child poverty, our campaign for fair funding, and the ongoing SEND crisis.

Enough is enough! March for Education

Trade unions, campaigners, councillors, parents and school students to march for education on Tuesday 20 November.

Undervalued and underpaid, NEU survey of independent school staff finds

The National Education Union’s 2018 independent sector pay & conditions survey reveals that pay in private schools is failing to keep pace with inflation, and that staff continue to experience high levels of workload, much of it unpaid.

Three education unions to simultaneously consult members after Budget fails to address funding crisis

Following the Government’s failure to address the school and college funding crisis in last week’s Budget, three education unions are taking the unprecedented step of simultaneously consulting with their respective members on what steps to take next.

NEU comment on IFS report on the rich and poor in education

Andrew Morris, Assistant General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on research by the IFS which reflects on the historical skew towards the rich in public spending on education.

NEU comment on the Budget Speech

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on the Chancellor’s Budget Speech, delivered today in the Commons.