15 episodes

A podcast that examines Education Trade Unions in the UK. There will be interviews with activists in the Unions finding out what they do and what's involved. This podcast focuses on the people not the politics of trade unions. As a listener you will find out about the important work they do for you and how they got involved. They will also give you tips on how to get more involved and the benefits to you.

The Union Hack David Mingay

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

A podcast that examines Education Trade Unions in the UK. There will be interviews with activists in the Unions finding out what they do and what's involved. This podcast focuses on the people not the politics of trade unions. As a listener you will find out about the important work they do for you and how they got involved. They will also give you tips on how to get more involved and the benefits to you.

    Episode 15 - Why Teachers leave the profession

    Episode 15 - Why Teachers leave the profession

    An episode exploring what it is that makes 44% of Teachers leave the profession within 5 years. 

    • 33 min
    Episode 14 - How to win a dispute - with Martin Powell-Davis

    Episode 14 - How to win a dispute - with Martin Powell-Davis

    Martin Powell-Davis shares with us his experience of many trade disputes and shares his tips on how to make you dispute successful and how to win it. 

    • 39 min
    Episode 13 - Organising in a Pandemic with Gawain Little

    Episode 13 - Organising in a Pandemic with Gawain Little

    In this episode we discuss how to organise in your workplace even though we are in the middle of the Pandemic. Gawain shares a simple 4 step guide to help you on your way. 

    • 34 min
    Episode 12 - Annual Conference

    Episode 12 - Annual Conference

    On the back of the NEU Special Conference I discuss the role of NEU annual conference, how you become a delegate and some of the rules of debate. 

    • 24 min
    Episode 11 - Supply Teachers

    Episode 11 - Supply Teachers

    In this episode we chat with Shelagh Kavanagh a supply teacher activist about how supply teachers are organised in the NEU, how the agency model works, what happened during lockdown and what the future holds for supply teacher. 

    • 37 min
    Back to school, right or wrong?

    Back to school, right or wrong?

    In this episode I discuss the full reopening of schools and whether it is the right decision. I also talk about what we need to do to teach during this pandemic. 

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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R.Glacken ,

Unique, Informative and a Great Listen!

A good humoured and very interesting podcast from someone who genuinely cares about making their Union more accessible to its members. If you’re a teacher in the UK, you could certainly learn a thing or two about what the people in your Union do for you - and be entertained along the way!

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