Annual Conference 2007

2 April - 5 April 2007, Bournemouth

ATL's Conference 2007 featured keynote speeches from education secretary Alan Johnson, ATL General Secretary Mary Boustead, and ATL President Stuart Herdson.

Key issues debated at Conference included academies, the NUS Admission Impossible campaign, bullying, employment in the independent sector, using restraint in the classroom and further education.

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Annual Conference is the main policy-making body of ATL. Conference discusses and then passes policy resolutions which the Executive Committee then implements. Both ATL and Conference are governed by the Constitution and Rules, which can be changed only by Conference itself.

The 600 members who make up Conference include ATL's Executive Committee, together with representatives elected by the branches. The number of representatives each branch can send to Conference depends on how many members it has.


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