education

Invite Us Into Your School – SATs Ballot

“Yes good I know it causes; immense stress and anxiety for my pupils, extra workload for me and they affect my Performance Management but;
What would we do instead?
How would the boycott work?
What about my Headteacher?”
Invite us into your school; discuss this with us so we can end SATs and make this campaign work for the sake of our pupils and ourselves.

Primary Reps Training Tues 21st May 8:30 am


We know the harm High Stakes Testing (SATs) does to our pupils. We know it narrows and restricts teaching and learning. Our Headteachers agree with us and now so do Labour and Lib’ Dems’; we will explore how we turn opinion and political parties’ election pledges into reality.

Celebrating Education Sat 30th March

An event to celebrate the wonderful variety of pedagogies. Organised by the National Education Union and kindly hosted by the Institure of Education, University College London, this one day event will include speakers and workshops that examine teaching and learnign in all its splendour! Tickets for this are selling out fast! Open this post to buy your tickets

Carnival Against The Cuts

Justine Greening is hinting that she might reduce the size of the cuts. We are confident that this Carnival if successful will help persaude her to reverse all of the cuts. It is supported by the NAHT ATL & NUT.

Report From Last Ealing NUT Meeting

Our guest speaker was Sean Morris from the BMA a Junior Doctor from Ealing Hospital explain why they have called three 48 hour strikes. There was complete support from the meeting and an agreement to delivery solidarity during the strikes. There was also an excellent discussion on how to win compliant NUT pay and appraisal polices plus a significant reduction in workload in our schools. Finally there was an excellent debate on conference amendments, in particular around Michael Wilshaw’s comments on the ‘face veil’ and children learning. It was overwhelmingly agreed to condemn his comments.