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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.

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.

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.

Blog: Derby – our magnificent members aren’t going anywhere

Our message is clear and my position is the same as our members: the council must negotiate – massive pay cuts for school support staff cannot be the answer

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Derby teaching assistants to take second consecutive week of strikes

General secretary Dave Prentis launches new campaign in long-running dispute over 25% cuts

Press release on the UNISON National site.

The government is failing teaching assistants, says UNISON

Government slammed for dropping the long-awaited teaching assistants standards

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON schools committee update

Find out the recent decisions of your national committee

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government quashes teaching assistant professional standards

News just in suggests the DfE is not going to publish the teaching assistant standards for England

Article on the UNISON National site.

Invite us to your school to help with professional registration

We can help learning support staff in Wales prepare for registration – just ask us in

Article on the UNISON National site.

Stars in our schools – what are your plans?

UNISON has organised the day to celebrate the wonderful work staff like you do every day

Article on the UNISON National site.