The National Education Union represents the majority of teachers and education professionals in the UK. Whether you’re a trainee, newly qualified or experienced teacher, lecturer, support staff or leader – working in a local authority, academy or independent school, sixth form college or FE/HE – you can join the National Education Union.

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    Join more than 450,000 teachers and education professionals shaping the future of education

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    We are the NEU

    Watch and share: our members tell the real story of the school cuts that are devastating schools and colleges - and why joining NEU is the way forward.

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    NEU Rewards

    NEU Rewards is the programme of member benefits exclusive to members of the National Education Union.

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    NEU membership rates

    We calculate your membership fees depending on your working hours and role. Membership is free for students and greatly reduced for newly qualified members.

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    NEU membership FAQs

    Your questions on membership answered - everything you need to know about eligibility, rate structure, charging periods and more.