Ministers must bring back safety measures in schools, say unions 

Return of face coverings among precautions needed

Ending school bubbles and isolation will be dangerous, says UNISON

Rolling back safety measures risks spread

Bring back face coverings to limit school Covid disruption

Education unions issue joint statement

DfE stats reveal high level of COVID infections among school staff

Estimates put 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of teaching assistants and other staff are working on-site in open settings in the current lockdown

Schools committee raises issues over English testing plans

UNISON meets Department for Education and NHS test and trace officials to discuss the end-of-term announcement about mass testing in English schools in January

A model teaching assistant

Stars in our Schools celebrates the school support staff who strive to give our children the best possible education

Magazine, Uncategorized, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Education staff need ​an urgent ​new safety ​plan for schools, says UNISON

Government must explain science behind keeping schools open

School catering staff face losing hundreds of pounds a month, says UNISON

Catering firm Dolce must talk with UNISON

Staff serving school meals to pupils

UNISON urges co-operation over reopening schools

‘Headline-catching announcements’ are not dealing with the practicalities needed to ensure pupils can return to school safely, says union

UNISON gives cautious welcome to COVID-related schools funding

School support staff will have a vital role in bringing pupils ‘back up to speed’

Education unions agree statement on the safe reopening of schools

Ministers should step back from 1 June target and put safety first

UNISON calls for government to prioritise staff safety before re-opening schools

Suggestions that the government in England is considering reopening schools has caused huge anxiety amongst school staff and parents

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Members return to work as redundancy plans dropped after 36 days of strike action

UNISON wins legal pay out for 5,000 low-paid women in schools and nurseries in Greenwich

This is a victory for all low-paid women working in the public sector

Academy workers face jobs threat

UNISON is organising meetings and support after Cheshire academy chain announced 43 redundancies at seven schools across the county