Together for education: As the National Education Union is launched, bringing together ATL and the NUT as the professional voice for education, Report explains the aims and priorities of your new, larger union.
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.
THAT Conference instructs the Executive Committee to raise with the NEU Joint Executive Committee the need for an explicit mechanism for determining the representation of districts on the NEU Executive Committee.
THAT Conference notes that ATL currently enjoys excellent channels of communication with the Welsh Government, which could be at risk, and that the Committee in Wales provides a forum for formulating member response to Welsh Government policies, which are radically and increasingly divergent from
Today, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) announced that members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining to form a new union*. The union will be called the National Education Union.
The National Education Union (NEU) will come into existence on 1 September 2017. With more than 450,000 members, the NEU will represent the majority of teachers and educational professionals in the UK.