NEU & Refugee Week

Refugee Week

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Dear colleague

Refugee Week takes place from 18-24 June 2018. In its 20th year, the National Education Union is proud to be the first ever education union to partner. We hope you will get involved and use some of the great resources included on the new NUT Section webpage  created for Refugee Week 2018.

NEU Refugee Week info. 20 simple acts listed on a poster for event.As it is the 20th year, we hope you will talk with colleagues about the 20 Simple Acts that schools/colleges can carry out during the week. Please share the link and resource with colleagues in your school/college now to start planning for #Simple Acts in your area.

This School Welcomes Refugees Poster. Black letters on white and yellow background.The National Education Union has been working this year with students who are refugees. We’ve created a teaching pack called Refugee Voices –  share these videos with colleagues and take a look at our staff training notes which accompany the clips to get your refugee week activities started.

Share information and photos from events that you are organising with others using #SimpleActs.

Yours sincerely

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Kevin Courtney
Joint General Secretary

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Garment Workers’ Rights Event

Message from War On Want via the TUC:

War On Want logo. Black and white words saying "War On Want", written on red background.This year marked the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy where 1,100 Bangladeshi garment workers, mostly women, were killed when their factory building collapsed. They had been producing clothes for some of the UK’s high street fashion brands.

To mark this, War on Want is hosting a one-off panel discussion on Rana Plaza, the Bangladesh Safety Accord and key issues for garment workers’ rights.

Registration necessary. Join us.

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Greater London Pay Campaign

Message from Martin Powell-Davies
Regional Secretary- London
National Education Union (NUT Section)

NEU Logo. Black letters stating National Education Union plus pale blue polygons radiating out from centre. All on white background. Alongside NUT logo with white letters on dark blue background.Teachers across the capital have faced years of pay cuts and cost of living rises.
We want to hear from you about the impact that years of pay cuts have had on you

Once you have completed this survey, please share with colleagues and teacher friends across London.
We will be will be discussing the results of this survey and the launch of our Greater London Pay Campaign, and we want you to be a part of it.

Join us on Saturday 30 June, 10am-1pm at
NEU HQ, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, (nr. Kings X/ Euston)

Click here for event flyer.

Look forward to seeing you on 30 June
Martin Powell-Davies
Regional Secretary- London National Education Union (NUT Section)

Change is Coming: How Can We Achieve An Anti-Austerity Government?

News from The People’s Assembly:

Conference: Change is Coming: How Can We Achieve An Anti-Austerity Government? Block of photos showing speakers at the conference.On Saturday 2 June we will be gathering together hundreds from across the country to discuss how we can achieve an anti-austerity Government.

Change is Coming: How Can We Achieve An Anti-Austerity Government?
Saturday 2 June 2018, 10:00-18:00, St Pancras New Church, Euston Rd, London

Tickets £5 / £3 (advance booking necessary)

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Seminar on Global Solidarity

Teacher, Union and Human Rights: A Seminar on Global Solidarity

7 July 2018 10.30-15.30
NEU-NUT Headquarters, Hamilton House, Mabledon Pl, London WC1H 9BD
This all-day seminar will explore the need for, and power of, global solidarity in education around the world, especially in the face of privatisation, oppressive regimes, and the Global Education Reform Movement (GERM). The day will be filled with workshops on education in Cuba and Latin America, child rights in Palestine, global responses to privatisation, and more. Please click here for more information and to register for this free event.

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