News

Academy autonomy ‘has no positive impact in the classroom’

Almost half of academy leaders believe that the extra autonomy granted to academies has no positive impact in the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

A NEU dawn: NUT and ATL hold final conferences

The National Union of Teachers and Association of Teachers and Lecturers held their last conferences as separate unions over...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Features

Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney, Joint general secretaries of the National Education Union

As I mount the steps to the National Education Union’s London headquarters, I can’t help feeling disappointment that the...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

International Women’s Day: NEU demands action on teaching gender pay gap

The country’s largest education union has demanded action to make teaching a “genuinely equal” profession for women. To mark...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

New figures: 18,000 schools face funding cuts

Education unions have revised upwards their predictions for the number of schools facing funding cuts to almost 18,000. The...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Union leaders spurn NEU’s merger call

Education unions are not queuing up to join the National Education Union, the new teacher union created by a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

No more ‘divide and conquer’ in education

The decision taken by members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor