Recently it was my pleasure to visit Lister Community School in Newham, East London and speak with support staff there. Like UNISON members across the country, they are having to do more with less while being paid less at the same time. Yet what shone though was their determination to do the very best for all the children being taught there.
UNISON survey launched to find out what school meals staff have to say
Help celebrate our school support staff on social media at noon on 24 November
Fledgling MP Rosie Duffield has a very personal reason for supporting UNISON’s Stars in our Schools celebrations
For teaching assistant Hasmita Dhamelia, a UNISON course to build confidence led to a new role – as a UNISON rep
UNISON has members working throughout the education system – from primary schools to higher education – but some of the schools our members work in are unique
Last Friday schools up and down the UK celebrated school support staff as part of UNISON’s Stars in Our Schools day
School support staff – the numbers
This week UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis went to Waverley school in Enfield to celebrate the school support staff
Stars in Our Schools day is almost upon us, what have you planned?
Help UNISON and schools across the UK celebrate the often unsung stars of our children’s education on 25 November
The build-up to this year’s Stars in Our Schools celebration is under way
Debates see delegates back a range of measures on pay, academies, funding and much more
UNISON celebration of school workers had a fantastic response
Show of support for UNISON’s Stars in our Schools campaign