National Education Union (NEU)

TUC President to speak at Supporting Learners event in January

TUC President, and chair of the unionlearn board, Dr Mary Bousted will be speaking at the first in a series of Supporting Learners conferences being held in early 2017. The event will be held on Monday 16th January in Congress House, and is the first of a series of six Supporting Learners Conferences being held across the country. Dr Bousted is...

Unionlearn joins call for autumn statement investment in FE

More investment in further education and the teaching workforce is needed to meet the prime minister’s ambition for social mobility, organisations across the sector have urged the government ahead of next week’s autumn statement. In a joint letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, bodies representing further education staff, students and...

Unionlearn welcomes Dr Mary Bousted as new TUC President

Unionlearn welcomed the news that Dr Mary Bousted , General Secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has been elected as the new President of the TUC. She was elected at General Council on the final day of the 148th Congress and takes over from UNISON Assistant General Secretary Liz Snape . She will serve in the role for a year,...

Union Women Officers Summer School inspires ideas and builds confidence

Each year TUC Education organises a Summer School for union women professionals. The summer school offers a unique opportunity to hear from senior women officers about their careers and experiences in the trade union movement, to share and discuss concerns with women MPs and to learn professional presentation skills. This year’s school ran from...