Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools
Government proposals for schools in England, set out in the Education and Adoption Bill, miss the important issues currently facing schools, says UNISON. The public services union believe that a government obsessed with forcing schools to become academies is failing to address inadequate funding, excessive workloads or helping hard-pressed school business managers to support their […]
Threatened cuts to pay for teaching assistants in the North East have been condemned by UNISON. Staff in Durham schools could lose up to £5,000 a year under council proposals to introduce term-time only contracts from September 2016.
Managing Difficult Behaviour in Schools: A practical guide
16-page A4 booklet with accessible, practical advice for all those working in education settings
Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions Poster
More than a fifth (22%) had bought uniforms, a similar proportion (23%) PE kits, while 20% had helped pupils with lunch money. Nearly one […]
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
The scheme is a set of commitments to treat all employees fairly.
Devolution means that guidance may be different across the four UK countries and updates may be announced at different times. UK wide and England-specific updates will be placed on this page. UNISON Cymru/Wales will post updates on its website and Facebook page. The FAQs at the bottom of this page are also applicable to staff in Wales, save […]