Kids’ textbooks and art supplies now on the shopping list
Monday 10th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
"National Education Union" overwhelmingly carried at special conferences and could be TUC's fourth largest affiliate
Saturday 5th Nov 2016
ATL leader MARY BOUSTED talks to Conrad Landin about her political priorities, the challenges ahead for trade unionism and the fight against the reintroduction of grammar schools
Saturday 22nd Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
AMANDA SPIELMAN was revealed as the next head of Ofsted yesterday — despite having no experience of teaching whatsoever.
Ms Spielman, who will become head snooper at the end of the year, has chaired examinations regulator Ofqual for five years and is an adviser to academy chain...
Saturday 11th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TORY funding cuts will force English schools to sack staff and pack more pupils into every classroom, according to an alarming independent analysis revealed yesterday.
The House of Commons Library has forecast a “real terms cut in per pupil funding” that will leave schools...
Thursday 14th Apr 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
We’re stronger together, say ATL members
Thursday 7th Apr 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
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
WIDESPREAD inequality is leading to a “Dickensian” Britain with half-starved pupils turning up at school, teachers warned yesterday.
Almost four in 10 teachers surveyed by the ATL know of pupils who come to school hungry, have no lunch money and do not receive free school...
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.
Tuesday 5th Apr 2016
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