THAT Conference notes, with profound sadness, the increasing incidence of suicide among young adults and teenagers and recognises that each such episode is a complex personal tragedy and that school or college can only ever be part of the narrative.
THAT Conference instructs the Executive Committee to put forward to the Joint Executive Council that the Joint Executive Council commission research into the effectiveness of current guidance and legislation into the identification and support of female learners with neurodiversity.
THAT Conference instructs the Executive Committee to put forward to the Joint Executive Council that the Joint Executive Council provide specific guidelines at the earliest opportunity for the spending of the local levy.
THAT Conference agrees that the National Education Union prides itself on being an education union. It is important to maximise opportunities to reinforce this in the public eye and minimise instances where the name and reputation of the union can be brought into question.
THAT Conference believes that many portrayals of trans people in the media over recent years can only be described as appalling. Consistently transphobic media coverage has highlighted the level of ignorance and the lack of understanding of trans people’s rights.
THAT Conference believes that access to safe, free, legal abortion is crucial to women’s and girls’ educational, economic, and social equality. Barriers to abortion services are barriers to women’s and girls’ rights.
THAT Conference wishes to clarify the meaning of Black as anyone who is a person of colour. This definition is important because it is not a term solely reserved for those of dark skin and principally from the African continent.
THAT conference instructs the Executive Committee to put forward to the Joint Executive Council that the Joint Executive Council carry out research into the extent to which the falsification of data is being used to wildly inflate grades, and the impact this is having on target-setting, league ta
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE THAT Conference notes with concern that the new Year 4 online multiplication check will be introduced in the academic year starting September 2019, with very little support from education professionals.