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Education unions call for clarification on the use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for school supply staff

Unions including NASUWT, NEU and Unite have written to the Department for Education “to press for clarification on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) during ...
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Education unions respond to government’s “panic” announcement to stagger reopening of secondary schools

The National Education Union and NASUWT have criticised today’s announcement by the government that secondary schools should stagger students’ return after Christmas.  The government has announced that the ...
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National Education Union calls on government to close schools early for Christmas

Union’s call comes as it welcomes the decision of Greenwich Council today to close all of its schools early and move to online learning ahead of the Christmas ...
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Trade unions respond to the Chancellor’s Spending Review

Yesterday the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Spending Review, setting out what the UK government will spend on health, education, transport and other public services next year. See ...
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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 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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