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: NEU DISTRICT MEETING Monday 5th July 2021 5:30pm via Zoom featuring Q&A with Cllr Asma Begum (lead member for education) register here Our final meeting of the year will feature an update on our workload campaign and a Q&A with Asma Begum who… Continue Reading “TOWER HAMLETS UPDATE: 28TH JUNE 2021”


For our next District meeting on July 5th we have invited Cllr Asma Begum, who has recently taken over as the LBTH lead member for education services, to talk about her priorities and answer your questions.In a recent meeting with local officers Asma said… Continue Reading “TOWER HAMLETS & THE CITY NEU UPDATE: 21st June 2021”

Remember Grenfell

Monday 14th June is the 4th anniversary of the Grenfell fire atrocity.  To mark it, churches around London will ring their bells 72 times at 6pm.  Local activists are organising a commemoration and have asked Tower Hamlets and the City NEU to publicise this… Continue Reading “Remember Grenfell”

Conflict in the Middle East: issues for schools

The NEU has updated its advice, Conflict in the Middle East: Issues for Schools, which aims to support members to deal with the reactions of pupils and the wider community to the conflict. While some of the challenges staff face may require short-term measures… Continue Reading “Conflict in the Middle East: issues for schools”

Morpeth teacher tackles Covid

NEU Member’s Lessons to Boost Worldwide Vaccine Take-Up Go Global A London science teacher whose pupils were worried about the safety of vaccines has developed a lesson plan to tackle misconceptions and vaccine hesitancy which has gone global. NEU member Ed Stubbs, a science teacher… Continue Reading “Morpeth teacher tackles Covid”

NEU statementS: Violence against women

Statement by NEU Joint General Secretaries Following the events at Clapham Common on Saturday 13th March, Joint General Secretaries Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney issued this statement on behalf of the NEU: “The Metropolitan Police response to the vigil to mourn the murder of… Continue Reading “NEU statementS: Violence against women”

Coronavirus Update 5th January 2021

Last night, nearly 300 members attended the zoom meeting held by Tower Hamlets & the City NEU. It was was also attended by Rushanara Ali MP who offered her thanks and support to education staff working in the borough and responded to some questions… Continue Reading “Coronavirus Update 5th January 2021”

Update 7th December 2020

NEU CHRISTMAS TREATS With the end of term approaching , it may be difficult to organise any social events in school, but if you are – or if you want to buy some chocolates, biscuits or other treats for the staffroom we are offering… Continue Reading “Update 7th December 2020”

NHS Test and Trace App

A small number of schools have told staff to turn the NHS app off the whole time when they are in schools. This is wrong – Department for Education guidance is clear: pausing contact tracing in schools is only recommended in 3 situations: when… Continue Reading “NHS Test and Trace App”

Update: 18th November

With the Covid case rate continuing to rise in Tower Hamlets – now at 257 cases per 100,000 – we know that things are becoming more difficult in schools. Sadiq Khan was absolutely right when he described school staff as heroes for going “above… Continue Reading “Update: 18th November”