Ahead of the Chancellor's Budget statement this week, over 750 local councillors have signed a letter to the Prime Minister calling for more support so that no child is left behind. The letter, which was coordinated by the NEU's Councillors’ Network, calls on the Government to ensure children from low-income families have access to Free School Meals (FSM).
Specialist commercial lender, Unity Trust Bank (@unitytrustbank) has pledged £5,000 for an appeal to help school children and young people nationwide access the basic resources needed for remote learning.
Today the NEU (@NEUnion) launches a new Education Recovery Plan to lead us out of lockdown in a way that is safe and sustainable for schools and colleges
Our original recovery plan, sent to the Government in June 2020, was a constructive and comprehensive roadmap out of the first national lockdown. It set out practical steps for fully reopening schools and colleges.
In recognition of the extraordinary challenges faced by schools in England and Wales, the National Education Union (@NEUnion) and the @DailyMirror today (26 Jan) launch #HelpAChildToLearn appeal - with an initial £1 million fund from the NEU - to supply learning materials such as pens, paper, card and crayons for those pupils who do not have these remote learning essentials in their homes.
@NEUnion launch an innovative online resource to support education staff delivering remote education to students during lockdown
The Remote Education Hub includes expert advice, union guidance and a unique social network to allow members to share resources and collectively overcome challenges posed by delivering remote education. The aim is to support dedicated educators around the country in providing excellent quality teaching for pupils who are currently learning outside school.
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