This briefing provides a summary of the potential impacts of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on colleges and universities.
School support staff in England will be asked whether they are prepared to take industrial action over the way central government cuts are affecting their jobs and employment.
UNISON will hold an on-line indicative ballot in January, asking school w..
The Education Committee hears from university leaders, including Sir Anthony Seldon, and from representatives focussing on current practice in schools.
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UNISON members working in further education in England are to be consulted over an offer from the employer of 1%, or £250, whichever is the greater.
Wages in the sector have fallen by over 25% in the past decade. When negotiations opened in July, th..
Commenting on today’s speech by Education Secretary Damian Hinds about technical and vocational education, Julie McCulloch, Director of Policy at the Association of School and College Leaders, said:
“We agree with the Education Secretary over the i..
For every £1 men earn per hour, women earn 81.6p. shutterstockBritain has one of the largest gender pay gaps in the European Union, with women earning roughly 21% less than men. This means that women in UK universities today are still earning less th..
Education Secretary outlines plans to get more people into skilled jobs New measures announced to end the 'snobbery' in technical education and boost Britain's productivity
Published 6 December 2018 From: Department for ..
Damian Hinds Technical Education Speech The Education Secretary set out his plans to get more people into skilled jobs in a speech at Battersea Power Station
Published 6 December 2018 From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Damian Hi..
UNISON branches in England and Wales are gearing up to defend members after the University of Gloucester and Cardiff University both announced plans for redundancies to deal with funding shortages.
Gloucester warned unions at the weekend that it pla..
Commenting on the King’s Fund report into the use of volunteers in the NHS published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “The pressures on the NHS are indeed immense, and volunteers have a role to play. But they cannot, and shoul..