We need to stem the crisis in SEND
If you work with children you may be familiar with a 'what if?' conversation. These conversations can often assist professionals to establish if a child or children are at risk of harm, and if they need to raise a safeguarding 'cause for concern'.
The government must remove the pay cap for public sector workers
The School Teachers’ Review Body’s latest report has at last been published. The report warns the government that action must be taken on teachers’ pay to help reverse the crisis in teacher recruitment and retention.
More than just the words
It is usually clear to staff in schools that there is a support need to address when a new pupil from overseas experiences a language barrier. This may be the child’s first experience of being in an English-speaking environment, and there is much to learn in terms of the new language.
Latest press releases
Wales to pass new law for children and young people with additional learning needs
"NEU Cymru broadly welcomes the new legislation which will affect thousands of pupils, students and parents across Wales as well as the work of education professionals in all school and further education settings."
ATL and NUT form the National Education Union – the largest education union in the UK
Today (1 September) the largest education union in the UK comes into force - with the amalgamation of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) creating the National Education Union.