Tag: Covid-19

NEU Coronavirus update 12th January 2021

NEU DISTRICT MEETING Monday 25th January 5:30pm via Zoom Register here From the reports we have received so far, including our meeting on Friday, it seems that schools in Tower Hamlets are generally taking a cautious approach and are not overwhelmed with large numbers… Continue Reading “NEU Coronavirus update 12th January 2021”

Blended & Remote Learning Guidance January 2021

This post is taken from the email sent by Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney to members on 7th January 2021. It includes links to: guidance on blended learning, remote teaching and issues around live-streaming lessons overarching principles for blended and remote learning useful resources… Continue Reading “Blended & Remote Learning Guidance January 2021”

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”

Coronavirus: what you need to know about pregnancy and maternity

This advice is taken from the national NEU website where you will find a range of resources to support and advise you. Download the NEU Pregnancy Do’s and Don’ts poster: Pregnant women, women on maternity leave and mothers who are breastfeeding have specific protections… Continue Reading “Coronavirus: what you need to know about pregnancy and maternity”

Update 12th October 2020

Making our schools and communities safer We have been working with colleagues in the London regional office to organise a meeting for NEU members with Sadiq Khan and Mary Bousted to take place on Tuesday October 20th. Please register for this meeting here. It… Continue Reading “Update 12th October 2020”

Covid-19 Map for schools and colleges

As part of our campaign to keep our schools and communities safe, the NEU has launched a new website. http://www.schoolcovidmap.org.uk will include accurate, up-to-date information about the Covid-19 rate in areas around schools and colleges. Click here to check the coronavirus rate in your… Continue Reading “Covid-19 Map for schools and colleges”

Tower Hamlets & the City Update 21st September 2020

FACTSHEET: SYMPTOMS, TESTING AND ISOLATION DOWNLOAD HERE We are only three weeks into the new term and already we can see that the government is letting schools down, through its failure to have a robust system of testing and tracing in place, and a… Continue Reading “Tower Hamlets & the City Update 21st September 2020”

Tower Hamlets NEU Update 14th September 2020

Tower Hamlets NEU Meeting Monday 21st September 5:00pm via Zoom Register here The alarming rise in the number of Covid-19 cases is a cause of concern for all of us, and it seems likely that the situation facing schools will change dramatically over the… Continue Reading “Tower Hamlets NEU Update 14th September 2020”

Thank you

TOWER HAMLETS ZOOM MEETING Friday 28th August 4:00pm Register here We are almost at the end of perhaps the strangest year I have known in my time as local union officer. It was a year which started off in familiar manner with a focus… Continue Reading “Thank you”