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NEU: Government has its “head in the sand” over 2021 GCSEs and A-levels

The National Education Union has accused the UK government of having it’s “head in the sand” regarding plans for next year’s GCSE and A-level exams, as headteachers complain ...
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Unions critical of government’s proposed pay rise for public sector workers

Almost 900,000 public sector workers are to get an above-inflation pay rise, but various trade unions have criticised the move for excluding many key workers. In announcing the ...
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Teaching unions voice concerns over full reopening of schools in September

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has today announced the government’s guidance for schools to fully reopen in September, which has led to headteachers complaining of “mind-boggling” practical difficulties and ...
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NEU calls on government to “end child poverty” as new report suggests an extra million people will be pushed into poverty this year

New analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has found that rising unemployment is expected to push more than a million more people in the UK ...
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NEU responds to final Independent SAGE report and urges Prime Minister to delay reopening of schools

Commenting following the publication of the Independent SAGE committee’s report “When should a school reopen?”, the National Education Union have called on the government to “draw back” from ...
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Education unions call on government to delay reopening schools

Eight major trade unions with members working in the education sector have published a joint statement calling on the government to “step back” from its plan for a ...
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Education unions join forces to tell government to exercise caution before reopening schools

Education and teaching unions from across the UK and Ireland have joined up to write letters to education ministers in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland, urging ...
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NEU writes letter to Prime Minister asking for “modelling, evidence and plans” regarding rumoured reopening of schools

With increasing media speculation that schools may soon be re-opened, teaching union the NEU has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking for clarity on how the Government ...
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Teaching unions welcome decision to extend free school meals over the Easter holidays

The government has confirmed that the scheme providing shopping vouchers to families that qualify for free school meals will be extended over the two-week Easter holidays. Teaching unions ...
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Teaching unions welcome the decision to close UK schools

Teaching unions have welcomed the decision to close schools, but have called on the government to make sure there is adequate provision for children on free school meals. ...
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