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‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

‘You are the union’ general secretary tells striking teaching assistants in Derby, battling imposed 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistant wins prestigious award

Award celebrates activist who has made greatest contribution to Gateshead branch and its members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Glamorgan decision on learning support registration fees welcomed

Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

You were the stars in our schools

UNISON celebration of school workers had a fantastic response

Magazine, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns cuts to pay for teaching assistants

Threatened cuts to pay for teaching assistants in the North East have been condemned by UNISON. Staff in Durham schools could lose up to £5,000 a year under council proposals to introduce term-time only contracts from September 2016.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Politicians put school support staff in spotlight

Show of support for UNISON’s Stars in our Schools campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Your friend at work

A change of boss turned Karen Williamson’s working life upside down. Her UNISON rep, Mary Pearson, helped her find the right way up…

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

The government is failing teaching assistants, says UNISON

Government slammed for dropping the long-awaited teaching assistants standards

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON schools committee update

Find out the recent decisions of your national committee

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government quashes teaching assistant professional standards

News just in suggests the DfE is not going to publish the teaching assistant standards for England

Article on the UNISON National site.

Invite us to your school to help with professional registration

We can help learning support staff in Wales prepare for registration – just ask us in

Article on the UNISON National site.

Stars in our schools – what are your plans?

UNISON has organised the day to celebrate the wonderful work staff like you do every day

Article on the UNISON National site.

Sixth form college employers make final offer

UNISON consulting members on offer until 27 November (England only)

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Save our children’s centres

UNISON campaign highlights closure of over 600 children’s centres since 2010

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

New career framework for TAs – but professional standards still delayed by DfE

“Delay to government professional standards document has been a step back for a profession that has been largely neglected by the government since 2010”

News on the UNISON National site.