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Teaching assistants subject to ‘truly shocking violence’ at Braintree special needs school

Teaching assistants at a special needs school in Braintree are being bitten, kicked and spat on but managers are doing nothing about the violence, school support staff union UNISON warns today. A survey of support staff at The Edith Borthwick School found that 82% are worried about levels of violence, but only 19% of respondents […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

NJC pay in schools 2020/21 bilingual leaflet.

Bilingual Welsh/English leaflet outlining the new 2020 pay claim for council and schools workers.

Media on the UNISON National site.

NJC pay in schools 2020/21 – poster

Poster to advertise UNISON is negotiating a pay rise for school workers. Available as a PDF download only.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Mass lobby of parliament against cuts to school funding

Over a thousand parents, teachers, school support staff and head teachers will be attending the School Cuts mass lobby of Parliament this Tuesday, 24 October. They will bring the message to MPs that schools are seriously underfunded, which is having a negative impact on children and young people’s education. This situation must change. The majority […]

Article on the UNISON West Midlands site.

RCT council to pay school assistant fees

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes sixth Welsh council to pay registration fees for teaching assistants being introduced in April

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Speaking up for schools

Our consultation ballot is now open, so school support staff can have your say

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants– A class act UNISON speaking up for TAs

Teaching assistants– A class act
UNISON speaking up for TAs

Media on the UNISON National site.

English schools having to spend more than they get to educate pupils

UNISON calls on government to ‘give more money to schools now’ as Education Policy Institute report shows more schools recording larger deficits

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

School meals – tell us your story

UNISON survey launched to find out what school meals staff have to say

Article on the UNISON National site.

Our school and council workers deserve fair pay – bilingual English Welsh leaflet

A joint union leaflet (UNISON, GMB, Unite) aimed at the general public making the case for local government and school workers to get a decent pay rise. Bilingual Welsh/English

Media on the UNISON National site.

From school star to star MP

Fledgling MP Rosie Duffield has a very personal reason for supporting UNISON’s Stars in our Schools celebrations

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Schools funding is still in crisis – prepare to lobby

Join us for a Lobby Against School Cuts to show MPs that, despite the Department of Education’s welcome rethink, there is still a problem

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Government’s school funding announcement disappoints education unions 

The government’s funding announcement today (Monday) is disappointing and means a return to smoke and mirrors statements on school funding, say education unions. UNISON, ATL, NUT and GMB have said that whilst any extra money is welcome, it isn’t enough to stop the huge cuts that schools are making. Calculations published on the organisations’ School Cuts […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON joins the carnival against the cuts

Thousands of parents, pupils, school staff and their unions demonstrated against cuts to school funding yesterday

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff continue action up to half term

UNISON video showcases support for six-month action from parents and teaching colleagues

Article, News on the UNISON National site.