Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools
Government proposals for schools in England, set out in the Education and Adoption Bill, miss the important issues currently facing schools, says UNISON. The public services union believe that a government obsessed with forcing schools to become academies is failing to address inadequate funding, excessive workloads or helping hard-pressed school business managers to support their […]
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.
Managing Difficult Behaviour in Schools: A practical guide
16-page A4 booklet with accessible, practical advice for all those working in education settings
Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions
UNISON survey uncovers how far teaching assistants go to financially support their pupils
A joint union leaflet (UNISON, GMB, Unite) aimed at the general public making the case for local government and school workers to get a decent pay rise. Bilingual Welsh/English
The scheme is a set of commitments to treat all employees fairly.
Suggestions that the government in England is considering reopening schools has caused huge anxiety amongst school staff and parents
Ministers should step back from 1 June target and put safety first.
The decision to increase pupil numbers on 1 June is premature and could put lives in danger, says UNISON