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Some universities are making it easier for school assistants to transition into teaching.
Get to know the AEU’s school assistant organiser Ingrid Bean and Branch Executive representative Jane McInally.
School Assistants can provide a large positive impact on student outcomes, however, how they are deployed is key.
Teaching assistants can help children improve literacy and numeracy skills if they work in small groups with specific pupils known to have low attainment levels, new reports indicate.
The impact school closures had on the education, health and wellbeing of pupils and school staff and the challenges that emerged when schools reopened.
The School Assistant Network provides our school assistant members with an opportunity to learn more about their rights and conditions at work, discuss collective ways to resolve common issues in the workplace and work together to make change.