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NASUWT claims teachers are being told to disable NHS contact-tracing app

Teachers’ union says members have been asked to disable the NHS COVID-19 contract-tracing app to reduce the number of school staff being required to seld-isolate. NASUWT has claimed ...
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NEU Unite

NEU launches campaign to include schools in national lockdown, as Unite raises concerns about school staff safety

The National Education Union has launched a campaign to include schools and colleges in the lockdown, amid fears of coronavirus transmission within schools. The UK’s largest teaching union, ...
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NEU calls for action as half of England’s secondary schools send children home because of COVID-19

The National Education Union has called on the government to take action, including a “two-week circuit breaker over half term”, as new figures show half of secondary schools ...
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Teaching unions criticise Government’s “inadequate” plan to delay next year’s exams

The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has confirmed next year’s scheduled GCSE and A-Level exams will go ahead, but with a three-week delay. Next year’s exams will go ahead ...
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NEU: Government’s inability to provide schools with what they need to stay open is “unacceptable”

The National Education Union has called for “Nightingale classes” and an increase in teaching staff as new figures show around one in six state secondary schools were unable ...
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NEU demands a ‘plan B’ from government for what to do if COVID-19 infections rise after schools reopen

The calls from the National Education Union come as schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland prepare to reopen in the coming days and weeks. The National Education ...
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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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NASUWT NEU UNISON

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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