FIREFIGHTERS and teaching unions accused the government yesterday of putting “profit before children’s safety” over plans that would weaken fire safety in schools.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU), the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
ATL members vote in favour of a ‘possible boycott’ of all primary level exams
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Dearth of staff loos means adults and children are forced to share toilets
Wednesday 12th Apr 2017
TEACHERS should be paid for time spent marking, conducting detentions and phoning parents, a teaching union said yesterday.
Amid warnings of an ongoing crisis in teacher workload, delegates at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference called for “directed time”...
TEENAGE BOYS should be encouraged to get the HPV jab to protect them against sexually transmitted infections, teachers said yesterday.
HPV is a group of viruses that cause a number of conditions, such as warts, and some types are linked to cancers, particularly cervical cancer.
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A THIRD of teachers worry about reporting female genital mutilation or faith-based child abuse because they lack confidence in their own judgement, a new survey revealed yesterday.
The study, conducted by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, also showed that 29 per cent think...
And some warn classroom racism, sexism and homophobia is on the rise
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
UNSCRUPULOUS head teachers are sacking experienced staff to save money, a teachers’ conference heard yesterday.
Leicestershire teacher Simon Clarkson told the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) conference that a “crisis of underfunding” was hitting hard....
MINISTERS must introduce rules to prevent “fat cats” from “milking” Britain’s education system for excessive salaries, the ATL conference heard yesterday.
Delegates raised the alarm over the chief executives of academy chains regularly being paid more than...
Teachers rejected calls yesterday to oppose Britain’s exit from the European Union.
A motion at ATL’s annual conference called on the union to commission research on Brexit “to campaign against any possible consequences that are deemed to be detrimental to our members...