TEACHERS issued a rallying cry against forced academisation of schools yesterday and gave unanimous support to strike action.
ATL delegates condemned the government’s white paper as “an attack on democracy,” calling for campaigns against it to be stepped up including...
Wednesday 6th Apr 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
A POWERFUL alliance of two teaching unions was set to receive the go-ahead last night.
In a closed session, ATL union members were voting to form a new education union with the NUT as the Morning Star went to press.
If the proposal is agreed, talks will go ahead with a view to...
Gibb defends academy policy, delegates jeer
Tuesday 5th Apr 2016
TEACHERS will argue the case today for schools to provide dedicated counsellors as increasing numbers of children — some as young as six — are self-harming or attempting suicide.
An ATL survey found that 18 primary schools had reported children attempting suicide.
TEACHERS are leaving the profession in droves due to the relentless workload heaped on them according to a shocking study by union ATL published today.
Four in five teachers have thought about throwing in the towel because of the amount of work they are expected to do.
Monday 4th Apr 2016
TORY plans to force all schools to become academies faces a funding blackhole of more than £1 billion, Labour revealed yesterday.
Chancellor George Osborne announced the wrecking plan in last month’s Budget.
He said any schools failing to convert by 2020 must have...
SEXUAL bullying and stereotypes are crippling the ability of schoolgirls to achieve success, an education union leader warned yesterday.
Speaking before ATL’s annual conference in Liverpool next week, general secretary Dr Mary Bousted highlighted the issues surrounding sexist...
Thursday 31st Mar 2016
Jeremy Corbyn leads tributes to ‘wise and witty’ former Morning Star editor Bill Benfield
Wednesday 30th Mar 2016
posted by Will Stone in Features
Unions demand action after damning report
Tuesday 29th Mar 2016
BRITAIN faces a Paris and Brussels-style terror attack thanks to the government’s brutal cuts to border staff, Labour warned yesterday.
Whistleblowers working inside the Border Force have broken the Home Office’s silence about its budget, revealing 6 per cent reductions...
Monday 28th Mar 2016