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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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Teaching union send letter to Boris Johnson to explain decision not to shut schools

The National Education Union (NEU) has written to the prime minister asking for his reasons for keeping UK schools open when other countries are closing schools due to ...
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What the unions made of this week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his first Budget this week – amid a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, issues concerning Statutory Sick Pay, an interest rate drop and low ...
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Teaching unions say coronavirus has not affected their conference plans yet, but hand-washing will be encouraged

Four main teaching unions – including the NEU and NASUWT – have said that the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has not disrupted their national conference plans yet – but ...
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NEU joins demands for social and environmental protection in UK-EU trade talks

Europe’s biggest education union has joined various civil groups and organisations to call for a post-Brexit trade deal based on rights, justice and sustainability, and to “defend education ...
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