School support staff had the opportunity to share their experiences with politicians
Years of neglect and underfunding have worsened the situation, leaving some schools on the verge of collapse.
Members at the Victoria Education Centre voted for action by 97% in an 81% turnout
Stars in Our Schools is back, and this year there’s a special focus on early years education. But hurry – the deadline for ordering all your fantastic Stars merch is 6 October
The shadow education secretary, Bridget Phillipson, has announced the party’s policy to reintroduce the body if they win the next general election
‘We now have the absurd situation of government departments ringing schools days before term begins, telling them to prepare for potential building closures’
UNISON members are writing to councillors to demand fair school funding. Will you join them?
Independent analysis, commissioned by UNISON, shows the cumulative effect on each pupil of Conservative cuts to school funding
The complaint alleged that the education union had actively sought to recruit school support staff and had intervened in pay negotiations between the three recognised unions
Chronic underfunding, overworked staff and simply not enough schools – inadequate SEND provision is leaving ‘vulnerable children by the wayside’
ONS decision means that senior leaders will have to justify big pay awards
The event gave MPs the chance to celebrate support staff, as well as talk to UNISON members about the issues being faced in schools
The action is likely to escalate unless AQA management is prepared to re-open talks
AQA workers being balloted over low pay and new contracts
A joint vision for the future of school support staff has been presented at the union’s school support staff seminar