ATL and NUT members will vote on merger ballot
Saturday 5th Nov 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Teaching assistants stage protest against plans to cut wages by 25 per cent
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
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
SCHOOL libraries are being closed with some turned into classrooms as severe budget cuts see librarians axed and books binned, teachers heard yesterday.
ATL delegates argued that all schools and academies should have libraries and were “shocked” to learn some had recently...
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
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...
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...