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Black and Minority Ethnic

Make sure that you receive information about NUT equality events and conferences and about the equality constituency seat elections for the National Executive. If you have not told the Union about your ethnicity, sexual orientation, trans status, or disability status etc, you may miss out on important information from us. Go to www.teachers.org.uk/update to update your membership details to ensure you are fully informed. The information that you provide us will remain strictly confidential. The data will form the basis of anonymous statistical reports which will help us identify trends in workplaces and barriers to participation in the Union’s structures.
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There is a Black Teachers’ representative on the NUT National Executive:
Paulina Blackstock, Black Teacher Constituency Executive Holder
Please note that the following is the opinion of the ESH and does not necessarily represent the Union’s existing policies:
NUT Black Teachers Constituency Executive Holder Report July 2017
NUT Black Teacher Constituency Executive Holder Report June 2017
NUT Black Teacher Constituency Executive Holder Mandate.
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TUC Charter for Racial Justice in Education
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London Black Teachers’ Network
Your attention is drawn to the NUT’s London Black Teachers’ Network. It was launched in 2015 to help members achieve change and make an impact.

More details on the NUT Black Teachers page of the NUT website

London Black Teachers Network YouTube Channel

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There will be events during Black History Month – October.
Other events.
See Black History Month 365
This website had BME 85 events (28/07/2017) across London.
Black History Month 365 – London
Two were in Newham
Black History Month 365 – Newham

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NEU Newham has a policy for the allocation and funding of places at the following conferences:
a. NUT/NEU Black Teachers’ Conference
b. NUT/NEU Disabled Teachers’ Conference
c. NUT/NEU LGBT+ Conference
d. NUT/NEU Young Teachers’ Conference
e. NUT/NEU Retired Teachers’ Conference
f. NUT/NEU Education Conference

Equality Conferences – NEU Newham Policy Document
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The NUT and NTA use the term ‘Black’ in a political context to encompass all members who self-identify as Black or Asian and all other minority ethnic groups who do not identify themselves as white.