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East End Matchwomen changed the world – they deserve a statue!

Tower Hamlets Council is consulting on the public spaces in the borough. Join Louise Raw’s campaign to have the Matchwomen of Bow commemorated. Dr Louise Raw is the author of Striking a Light: the Bryant and May Matchwomen and their place in history. She…

NEU Update

CREATING AN ANTI-RACIST CURRICULUM Tuesday June 23rd 5:00pm Register here We have reached the stage where almost all our schools are open to wider groups of students and we have worked hard to make sure that this has been done safely – I do…

Coronavirus update & members zoom meeting

First of all I would like to encourage you to register for our online members meeting on Friday at 4pm – with over 300 registrations already it is going to be our biggest meeting ever.  REGISTER HERE  The government plans to begin reopening primary…

Guide to running a zoom meeting

We are asking workplace reps to organise zoom meetings with members to discuss the likely decision to try and open schools and colleges. Here is a guide to how zoom works and how you can use it to effectively run a meeting for your…

Health and safety reps – a brief guide

In every workplace union members can agree to appoint a SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE, this is a legal right and only union members decide if they want a safety rep and who it is. Safety reps have legal rights. These are enshrined in the 1977 Safety…

Coronavirus Update: 27th April 2020

The purpose of this briefing is to remind members of key points of NEU advice, following the government’s decision to ask schools to remain closed until further notice. Government advice continues to be that, anyone who can work at home should do so, and…

Making calls home: NEU advice

With schools remaining closed to the vast majority of children, many will be feeling a sense of dislocation and may be missing seeing familiar friends and faces. NEU members are contacting us for advice on whether they should be calling families at home, and…

Coronavirus Update: 3rd April 2020

Today would have been the last day of term in Tower Hamlets schools and we hope that you and other colleagues will be able to get some well earned rest. The last two weeks have been incredibly challenging for school staff and we know…

Coronavirus update: Joint NEU, ASCL, NAHT advice

Joint Union Advice The NEU has now published joint guidance with NAHT and ASCL, which will be useful in our ongoing discussions – the guidance is here: Joint Union Advice on COVID-19 PDF We will be holding another Zoom meeting at 4pm on Friday…

Coronavirus Update: 25th March 2020

Reps Video Drop in You are invited to take part in a Reps Video Drop-In on Friday 27th March @ 4pm-5pm. REPS VIDEO DROP-IN • FRIDAY 27th MARCH @ 4pm – 5pm https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6141157814 MEETING ID: 614-115-7814 General Guidance and Advice A reminder that NEU…