Camden National Education Union, NUT Section.

Welcome to Autumn term 2018 - First General Meeting 18th September.

posted 7 Sep 2018, 04:47 by Helena Aksentijevic

The NEU would like to welcome both new and returning teachers to Camden schools. We hope you had a restful break and that you are feeling ready for the term ahead.

Please come to out first General Meeting on 18th September in the Crowndale Centre. -We meet monthly and all members are welcome to attend. After our first meeting, we will be hosting drinks at the Sheephavens Bay pub in Camden Town.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Pay demonstration

posted 17 Jul 2018, 03:34 by Gerald Clark

There is an emergency demonstration tonight (17th July) at 5pm outside the Department for Education.  Please find the flier below.

High Temperatures

posted 13 Jul 2018, 02:43 by Gerald Clark

Please refer to the paper below, which is our advice to schools on how they can prepare for high temperatures.

Baseline Assessment Meeting - Thursday 14th June

posted 24 May 2018, 06:24 by Megan Quinn   [ updated 24 May 2018, 06:25 ]

We are having a Baseline Assessment Meeting on Thursday 14th June 2018 at 5pm at The Crowndale Centre. Come along and join the discussion about the Government's proposals to reintroduce Baseline Assessment to Reception in 2019. 

Below is a link to a More Than a Score document about the issues with Baseline. 

Everyone is welcome. 
Make sure your school is represented. 

Ballot results for nominations for National Officers and NDC/NAP

posted 18 May 2018, 07:54 by Gerald Clark

Alex Kenny will be our nomination for Treasurer
Louise Regan will be our nomination for Membership and Equalities Officer
Una Doyle will be our nomination for NDC/NAP.

A full scrutineers report is available to members by writing to our President and returning officer Megan Quinn.

Screening of Calais Children - A Case to Answer

posted 18 May 2018, 02:00 by Helena Aksentijevic

General Meeting of Camden NEU, 5th June, at Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill.

Why did the UK Government leave nearly 2,000 children in the Calais Jungle whilst it burnt? And what happened to those children?
This moving and sometimes distressing documentary asks these questions, and debunks the myth of adults posing as children in the camp. 

Come to our general meeting at 4:30, and encourage friends, parents and older students at your school to attend the screening at 5:15. A collection for Calais will be made after the screening. See the Agenda below.

Ideas and Action

posted 25 Apr 2018, 05:33 by Gerald Clark

This social/meeting is taking place in Camden on Friday 18th of May.  Its organised by the London Young Teacher Network in association with Camden NUT, but open to all members (and members are invited to bring one non-NEU friend).

Camden Against Violence Silent Vigil

posted 8 Mar 2018, 07:08 by Gerald Clark   [ updated 15 Mar 2018, 04:04 ]

We have joined forces with the parent-led group Camden Against Violence to organise a Silent Vigil on Thursday 22nd March.  We will be assembling in Queens Crescent from 4pm, to depart at 4:30pm down Malden Road, along Prince of Wales Road and into Camden.

We want to give teachers, support staff and Leadership in Camden an opportunity to show solidarity with the community we serve and in particular those families that were directly affected by the stabbings in Camden two weeks ago.

We will be writing to Headteachers to ask them to attend also, and to allow staff to be released from after school activities on the day, but would like our members to mark the date down now in your diaries.  Please invite anyone that you think would like to join us to do so.  The idea is that the march will be silent, but please prepare placards and banners.

Please find the flyer and route map attached below.

Challenging Sexism in Schools and Colleges

posted 24 Jan 2018, 02:27 by Helena Aksentijevic   [ updated 25 Jan 2018, 07:58 by Megan Quinn ]

A report into Sexual Harassment in schools has been produced by UK Feminista in association with the National Education Union. Alarmingly, it appears to show that not much has changed over the last 30 years. A copy of the report can be found below. 

East London Teachers Association is holding a special one day conference in March that we are supporting.

Tickets can be booked here:

At the Intersection: LGBT+ and Black Rights in Education

posted 16 Nov 2017, 07:26 by Gerald Clark

An evening of networking, discussion and mingling at one of London's most iconic and inclusive LGBT+ venues, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. The evening will be followed by the RVT's Push the Button night.

Guest speakers are:
  • Rob Berkley MBE, Editor of BlackoutUK, “Award-winning busybody, recovering academic and reformed social reformer”
  • Bisi Alimi, Award-winning LGBT+ activist and speaker, “Angelic troublemaker incarnate”

The event details:
  • Friday 24th November, from 6pm (speakers from around 7:30pm)
  • Royal Vauxhall Tavern SE11 5HY. Nearest tube - Vauxhall

Free ticket signup here:

Open to all, with drinks, free nibbles and networking with other teachers. Organised by teachers for teachers. Hope to see you there!

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