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Joint Statement Sixth Form College Teachers’ Pay for 2018-19

On Monday 9 July, the Staff Side met representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association, the colleges’ national body, to discuss sixth form college teachers’ pay from September 2018.

Joint letter to the Association of Colleges

The attached letter has been sent to the Association of Colleges in support of the FE Trade Union Side claim for a 5% increase on all pay points, with a minimum uplift of £1,500.

Sixth Form College teachers’ pay for September 2018

The joint Staff Side have submitted a claim for a 5 per cent pay increase for all teachers in sixth form colleges from September 2018. The claim will be discussed at a meeting of the Sixth Form Colleges’ NJC on 9 July.

National Joint Forum Letter - May 11th 2018

Joint letter from Andrew Harden and Leigh Powell Joint Secretaries NJF Trade Union Side in response to the Association of Colleges refusal to consider a joint trade unions claim for 2018/19 until their UCU members disputes are settled.

Sixth Form College Teachers’ Pay for 2017-18

On Monday 26 February, the Staff Side reached agreement with representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association, the colleges’ national body, regarding pay for sixth form college teachers

T levels – we need your views

The National Education Union is very keen to hear the views of members on the government’s plans for T levels, which are to be fully implemented by 2022 .

Upcoming meetings to discuss ongoing action by NEU

NEU's pay and workload dispute continues, and as such, our industrial action continues.

Statement on Negotiations on Pay and Industrial Action

Since late May 2017 there has been an intensive series of negotiating meetings between the Northern Ireland Teachers Council (the teaching unions) and Management Side (the school employers and the Department of Education) to seek a resolution to the ongoing pay dispute (and in respect of associated workload and accountability issues) which has led to the current industrial action in schools.

No improvement in pay offer for sixth form college teachers

On Monday 4 December, 2017 the National Joint Council for Sixth Form Colleges Committee for Teaching Staff (Staff Side) met representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges’ national body, to resume discussions on the sixth form college teachers’ annual pay award from September 2017.

Sixth Form Colleges pay offer rejected by staff

The Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges employers’ national body, have offered a pay increase of 1% on all scale points and allowances from 1 September 2017. The Staff Side have rejected this offer and asked the SFCA to go back to its colleges and meet with the Staff Side again to make a higher offer.