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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    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 member benefits

    The National Education Union is run by its members for its members. Get involved in your union and you can help determine policy, play a key role in campaigning, attend events and conferences, and support your colleagues with issues at work.

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    NEU membership rates

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