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New career framework for TAs – but professional standards still delayed by DfE

“Delay to government professional standards document has been a step back for a profession that has been largely neglected by the government since 2010”

News on the UNISON National site.

This school is ready to celebrate – are you?

This week UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis went to Waverley school in Enfield to celebrate the school support staff

Article on the UNISON National site.

Durham teaching assistants back strike action, announces UNISON

Durham teaching assistants have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, their union UNISON has announced today (Wednesday). UNISON held a ballot over Durham County Council plans to move teaching assistants to term-time pay. This could see school support staff lose up to 23% of their wages. The […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Together we can end the injustice of massive pay cuts for those who care for our kids

I will be back in Durham, joining the picket lines on the first day of industrial action and I know the whole of our union will give their support and solidarity to Durham members as they have to members in Derby.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby teaching assistants take their pay dispute to Labour party conference

Derby teaching assistants have taken their dispute over pay to the Labour party conference in Liverpool in a bid to win support from MPs and increase pressure on Derby City Council

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

‘You are the union’ general secretary tells striking teaching assistants in Derby, battling imposed 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistant wins prestigious award

Award celebrates activist who has made greatest contribution to Gateshead branch and its members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the teaching assistant

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

Classroom assistants – A class act – public-facing leaflet about classroom assistants

A5 public facing leaflet to promote the role of classroom assistants. Classroom assistants – a class act – UNISON speaking up for CAs.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Prepare to turn the spotlight on the stars in our schools

There are now less than three weeks to go until UNISON turns the spotlight on the stars in our schools – the unsung heroes who keep our schools running – and you still have time to play your part

Article on the UNISON National site.