NEU Assessment campaign

Assessment campaign
Our system is obsessed with league tables, turning children into data points and denying them a broad, stimulating education at key stages in their development. It puts an unnecessary burden on children, parents and teachers alike.

Go to the NEU website for more on what can be done:


Too much testing

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NEWHAM SUTR leafletting

NEWHAM SUTR are leafletting outside Stratford station Wednesday 8th, 15th
and 22nd 5-6pm ‘Keep racism Our of the Elections’, and going with London
SUTR groups to the NW on Sunday 19th May to campaign against Tommy
Robinson. NEU Newham District members are welcome. Please forward to others.

30/4/2019 – Christine Blower to participate in meeting on Bolivia

Bolivia, Evo Morales and the Transformation of a Nation.

Tuesday April 30, 6.30pm, Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, WC1X 8TN.

With: Manuel Bueno (Bolivian trade unionist,) Dan Carden MP (Shadow International Development,) Christine Blower (former NUT General Secretary), short films and more. Register:

Facebook event here:

NEU helps break the blockade – Instruments sent to Cuba

NEU helps break the blockade with thousands of instruments sent to Cuba

The first ever National Education Union conference took place in Liverpool in April, and delegates participated in three fantastic actions to show solidarity with the Cuban people against the US blockade.

While the US government was announcing measures to intensify the blockade, the UK’s largest teaching union hosted Maida Bisset Despaign, regional secretary of the Cuban teachers union in Santiago de Cuba, celebrated the sending of thousands of instruments to Cuban school children, and raised money for the campaign to end the blockade at a Cuban salsa night.

Read the full report here

Image shows a group of "Play for Cuba" supporters formally positioned for a group portrait and holding the "Play for Cuba" banner.