ATL Support

ATL Support is sent termly to all ATL members who work in support roles. It features all the latest news in education and also offers opportunities for readers to share information and experiences with others working in similar roles.

ATL Support autumn 2014

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Published: November 2014

The latest on maintained and academy sector pay, Shape Education and SEN challenges.

ATL Support summer 2014

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Published: June 2014

This issue leads with an article on support staff pay and also looks at ATL's Shape Education campaign.

ATL Support spring 2014

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Published: March 2014

This issue leads with a report of the ATL support staff conference. The inaugural event combined talks on policy, CPD and opportunities to meet peers from other workplaces, and by all accounts was a roaring success.

ATL Support autumn 2013

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Published: November 2013

This issue looks at the responses to ATL's survey on use of support staff in schools, and the upcoming ATL support staff conference

ATL Support summer 2013

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Published: June 2013

This issue looks at support staff reclaiming pay owed to them, ATL's response to Michael Gove's announcement on admin tasks, and support staff issues discussed at ATL's Annual Conference.

ATL Support spring 2013

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Published: March 2013

This issue looks at the ever expanding role of HLTAs and cover supervisors, and also features information about ATL's forthcoming annual Conference in Liverpool and the last meeting of the Support Staff Members Advisory Group (SSMAG).

ATL Support autumn 2012

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Published: November 2012

This issue looks at the rules of pension auto-enrolment, an agreement on the LGPS, the new lead member for support staff, and support staff training opportunities. 

ATL Support summer 2012

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Published: June 2012

This issue looks at support staff issues discussed at ATL's Annual Conference, successful learning events and the chance to help shape ATL's policy through the support staff working group

ATL Support spring 2012

ATL Support spring 2012

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Published: March 2012

This issue leads on the perennial problem of support staff having to deal with children who have not been toilet trained. There are also updates on the ongoing negotiations around the Local Government Pension Scheme, ATL activity in the independent sector and maintained sector pay for 2012/13.

ATL Support autumn 2011

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Published: November 2011

This issue details the issues that brought ATL into dispute over pensions and the reasons for the ballot. Also included are details of support staff training, ATL's response to the SEN Green Paper and news of the ATL rep awards.

ATL Support summer 2011

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Published: June 2011

This issue explains what is currently happening with government plans for the Local Government Pension Scheme and rounds up support staff-related goings-on at ATL's Annual Conference. There are also details of ATL's position statement on early years and training opportunities for support staff.

ATL Support spring 2011

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Published: April 2011

This issue covers ATL's campaign on protecting support staff members' pensions, explains what it will mean for support staff working in an academy, and details of a training triumph.

ATL Support autumn 2010

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Published: November 2010

This issue includes an award-winning teaching assistant, a case study of studying and working at the same time, and ATL's response to Ofsted's SEN report.

ATL Support summer 2010

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Published: June 2010

This issue includes results of ATL's support staff survey, comprehensive guidance on using reasonable force and research showing teaching assistants make a positive difference to pupils' achievements.

ATL Support spring 2010

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Published: March 2010

This issue takes a look at the education plans of the three main political parties, reports back on the progress of the support staff negotiating body, and looks ahead to ATL's Annual Conference in Manchester.

ATL Support autumn 2009

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Published: November 2009

In this issue you can read about the large number of support staff working additional unpaid hours and find out why support staff should join ATL. There's also a rep's story and the news round-up.

ATL Support summer 2009

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Published: June 2009

This issue reports on the first support staff sector conference, outlines the implications for support staff of new rarely cover legislation and demystifies job descriptions and evaluations.

ATL Support spring 2009

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Published: March 2009

This issue offers articles on the progress of the new negotiating body, a wide-reaching ATL survey to canvass your views, pay in the maintained sector, the new rules for SENCOs and a comprehensive explanation of performance management.

ATL Support autumn 2008

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Published: October 2008

This issue contains more on the new negotiationg body for support staff, an explanation of the early years foundation stage, stories from learning mentors and ATL's first teaching assistant branch secretary.

ATL Support summer 2008

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Published: June 2008

This issue contains details of the new negotiating body for support staff, advice on dealing with children who wet themselves in school, and a raft of training and CPD opportunities.

ATL Support spring 2008

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Published: April 2008

This issue reports on what the Children's Plan means for support staff, the arrival of the new HLTA standards, the impending national council for school support staff, and pay updates for 2007 and 2008.

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