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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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Government plans to tackle mental health crisis in children labelled ‘unambitious’ by NEU

National Education Union (NEU) has called the Government’s latest plans to tackle the growing mental health crisis in young people as ‘unambitious’, with MPs also warning the plans ...
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NEU says government has questions to answer over controversial Baseline test of four-year-olds

Last week the government announced the preferred supplier of the proposed new Reception Baseline test, but the NEU says questions still remain over the controversial scheme. The Department ...
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NEU criticises government after new report shows number of schools in deficit is increasing

The number of state secondary schools in England falling into deficit has nearly trebled in the last four years, new research has shown. Independent think tank the Education ...
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NEU is “opposed” to government’s new times table tests for primary schools

Proposals for a new national times tables test were revealed by the Department of Education (DfE) today, and have already been deemed “unnecessary” by teaching union the NEU. ...
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