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Association Meetings

Note: these dates are provisional and will be confirmed to all members nearer the time.


Cambridgeshire Association General Meeting

Wednesday 23rd November 2016;
5.30 - 6.30pm

Long Road SFC, CB2 8PX

The meeting will take place in The Suite - from the Reception area, go up the main staircase and through the double doors straight ahead - The Suite is the first room on the left.

1. Nominating Richard Rose for the Blair Peach award
2. Motions for NUT Conference 2017

There is parking available and members can claim for childcare costs.

Wed 23rd Nov 2016
Wed 7th Dec 2016
Wed 25th Jan 2017 (AGM)
Wed 22nd Feb 2017
Wed 7th Jun 2017

Wed 2nd Nov 2016
Wed 11th Jan 2017
Wed 8th Feb 2017
Wed 8th Mar 2017
Wed 5th Apr 2017
Wed 3rd May 2017
Wed 28th Jun 2017
Wed 12th Jul 2017


NUT Special Conference:
5th Nov 2016

NUT Conference:
14th-18th Apr 2017



Day of action for Nursery Schools 9th Nov 2016

Great day of action accross the 6 nursery schools in Cambridge. Don't forget to sign the petition
10 Nov 2016

What will happen to our Children’s Centres?

  All the major political parties seem to agree that early intervention to support children’s’ learning is better than trying to deal with the issues further along their education pathway. Such an approach seems like good common sense and you would therefore expect the Government and the Local Councils to operate according to this view. Not only does such an approach help children in their learning but it also is effective in the long term in saving the education service money. How then are the Government and Local Councils keeping to this view of early intervention? The answer is that...
25 Jun 2016

International solidarity - action

Garment workers for Tuba Group in Bangladesh have been on hunger strike occupying a clothes factory last month until their violent eviction by police. One of the firms largest customers in the UK is Blue Banner Max who produce school uniforms. NUT reps could send a letter to their school's uniform supplier. Model letter for school uniform suppliers
15 Sep 2014

International Solidarity

Cambridgeshire Association has co-opted Asim Khairdean onto its Committee as International Solidarity Officer. On the 24th May 2014, Asim attended a conference organised by the NUT: Global Education Reform: Building Resistance and Solidarity, and he has produced a detailed report. If you would like to talk to Asim about any of the issues raised in his report, please email him: asimkhairdean@gmail.comConference report
13 Jul 2014

Help us run our Union branch

We are looking for people to join our Committee. No previous experience is necessary; just a desire to help the union in its struggle to defend state education and to protect teachers' pensions, salaries and conditions of service in the face of the government’s attempt to dismantle the welfare state. The Committee meets twice a term. You can be nominated for one of the officer positions (see list below) or else a non-officer Committee member. Please contact the Secretary, Jon Duveen, for more details of what the jobs involve ( Vice-President - Treasurer - Secretary - Assistant Secretary - Membership...
1 Nov 2013

Pay policy letter to Heads - July 2013

The NUT and NASUWT in Cambridgeshire have sent a letter to all Headteachers setting out our requirements for any new pay policy. Head's Pay Policy letter July 2013
7 Jul 2013

Cambridgeshire Association meetings dates 2013/14

GENERAL MEETINGS of Cambridgeshire Association NUT Thursday September 5th 2013 – joint NUT/NASUWT reps meeting, Holiday Inn, Histon Saturday September 21st 2013 - Rally for Education, University Arms, Cambridge Wednesday September 25th 2013 – General Meeting; nominations for GS Friday October 4th 2013 - New teachers event, CB2 Cafe, Cambridge Wednesday November 6th 2013 – General Meeting; proposing conference motions Wednesday February 5th 2014– Annual General Meeting; conference motion prioritisation February (date tbc) 2014 – Public Meeting; Education Question Time Wednesday March 12th 2014 – General Meeting; conference motion amendments June 18th 2014 – General Meeting  COMMITTEE MEETINGS Wednesday September...
7 Jul 2013

Don't let the racists use the Woolwich murder to divide our communities

At the Cambridgeshire NUT General Meeting held on Wednesday 12th June, 2013, members agreed to sign up to the following Unite Against Fascism statement: Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";} Don't Let the Racists Use the Woolwich Murder to Divide Our CommunitiesUnite Against Fascism sends its condolences to the family and friends of the soldier murdered in Woolwich. There can be no justification for such a terrible attack on an individual. But we must recognise...
15 Jun 2013

Defend universal pensioner benefits - new online petition

The NPC has launched a new online petition – calling for the continuation of universal pensioner benefits such as concessionary bus travel, the winter fuel allowance and free prescriptions. The petition is being backed by the Daily Express and articles will be appearing over the next few weeks aimed at putting forward our campaign. It is vital that we reach the 100,000 asap.  HANDS OFF UNIVERSAL PENSIONER BENEFITS’ PETITION: SIGN HERE -
27 May 2013
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