Union welcomes Commons select committee report revealing ‘the true scale of the funding cuts to schools and colleges’
A demonstration calling for proper funding for our schools is taking place tomorrow (Saturday 24th November) in Old Eldon Square, Newcastle from 11.00 am. Our schools need more than little extras promised by Phillip Hammond in the recent budget and Education trade unions together with UNISON are coming together to demand a fully funded education […]
Leaflet for school learning support staff in Wales setting out the benefits of UNISON in the run-up to compulsory registration with the EWC. BILINGUAL.
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Surrey County Council (SCC) has announced a “pause” in the process to shut Ripley CofE Primary School, which until this time last year had 144 pupils. The move comes after concern that officials failed to follow correct procedures during the process. UNISON South East has been working extensively to support affected members at the school, […]
A new investigation by the Observer has laid bare the growing crisis with special education needs funding – and Hampshire County Council faces the largest overspend in the country; more than £10.5million. Read the full story here: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/nov/10/councils-face-crisis-special-needs-education-funding
On behalf of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, I want to take this opportunity to thank school support staff for everything you’ve done for our nation’s children this year.
Four in ten (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed.
Union welcomes rethink from original proposal but warns that many schools will still struggle