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Pupils protest in Plymouth after headteacher threatens Golden Time

With Golden Time under threat, students from Pennycross Primary in Plymouth staged a protest with the help of UNISON.

Article, News on the UNISON South West site.

UNISON and Thinking Schools Academy Trust:  Working Together for Wellbeing

UNISON South East was delighted last month to organise two inspirational CPD day’s for over 250 people at the Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT). With separate days at Portsmouth and Medway, this was a fantastic opportunity to bring together school support staff from across the trust’s 14 different schools. UNISON organisers delivered interactive, wellbeing-focused workshops […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Schools Committee

Date
2 December 2016 11:00am–1:00pm
Location
Regional Office, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1NH

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Councils forced to pick up the pieces from failing test and trace

UNISON calls for urgent improvements to a ‘chaotic’ system in England

Article on the UNISON National site.

Support staff have little confidence in government school safety plans, says UNISON

Only 2% of employees felt reassured

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON gives cautious welcome to COVID-related schools funding

School support staff will have a vital role in bringing pupils ‘back up to speed’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Pupil funding still leaves schools worse off than 10 years ago

Government announcement on pupil funding still below pre-austerity levels in real terms

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Members travel to Downing Street to demand living wage

Birmingham unions and council join forces to demand funding for 10% pay rise and £10 an hour minimum

News on the UNISON National site.

Help to get comfortable with numbers

Work in schools and want to brush up on your number skills? UNISON has a partnership to help

Article on the UNISON National site.

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Members return to work as redundancy plans dropped after 36 days of strike action

News on the UNISON National site.

Schools forced to cut teachers’ and teaching assistants’ posts to make ends meet

Real-terms cuts to school funding since 2015 have led to a big reduction in the number of secondary teachers, teaching assistants and support staff in England, says research published today (Wednesday) by the School Cuts alliance of education unions.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government unions urge chancellor to fund pay

Joint letter to Philip Hammond from UNISON, Unite and GMB calls on him to fund ‘a decent pay award’ for school and council staff in this wee’s local government settlement

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

School support staff have borne the brunt of funding cuts

‘The Chancellor needs to stop snipping away at children’s education and properly invest in their future’

Article, Blogs on the UNISON National site.

All English schools face real cuts to funding

Latest Education Policy Institute report confirms unions’ warning over effects of new National Funding Formula

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Careers guidance needs professional staff and recognition

Government needs to ‘properly recognise the value of careers professionals’ says UNISON after minister’s speech on service strategy for England

News on the UNISON National site.