Being a Rep

Being a Rep is a termly newsletter for ATL's national network of 18,000 representatives. It features news and information for representatives to share with colleagues as well as lots of tips and ideas about fulfilling the various aspects of the representative role.

Being a Rep autumn 2014

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Published: September 2014

This issue looks at unsustainable workload pressures and teachers' pay from September 2014.

Being a Rep summer 2014

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Published: April 2014

This month, Being a Rep looks at the pay review body's rejection of Michael Gove's suggestions, ATL's response to proposals on facilities time, and a call for a maximum working temperature.

Being a Rep spring 2014

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Published: January 2014

This issue covers a strong period of recruitment of new members for ATL, in no small part thanks to the efforts of our reps and other active members. There are also details of ATL's campaign to protect facilities time from government attempts to reduce or get rid of it, as well as updates on pay, conditions and legal issues, and advice on workplace policies about social networking websites.

Being a Rep autumn 2013

Being a rep autumn 2013

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Published: September 2013

This revamped issue of Being a Rep includes updates on pay issues on all sectors, the importance of rep training and a profile of a successful workplace rep. 

Being a Rep summer 2013

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Pages: 12
Published: April 2013

This month, Being a Rep looks at how the government's programme of austerity is squeezing pay, with changes to pay scales, a new procedure for accessing the upper pay scale, and plans for performance-related pay and progression.

Being a Rep spring 2013

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Pages: 16
Published: January 2013

This issue contains a look at potential changes to the national curriculum, a campaign to stop slips, trips and falls in education, and ATL learning events up and down the country.

Being a Rep autumn 2012

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Published: September 2012

This issue of Being a Rep includes Mary Bousted's views on local and regional pay, advice on capability proceedings, a warning on police cautions and information about ATL's new rep network, along with the latest news for health and safety reps and union learning reps.

Being a Rep summer 2012

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Published: April 2012

This bumper issue of Being a Rep looks at the new Ofsted inspection framework, the potential end of national pay, the challenge of tackling stress in education, our concerns over access to professional development expertise, and all the reps training dates for the year ahead.

Being a Rep spring 2012

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Pages: 16
Published: January 2012

Including a record numbers of members joining ATL and an update on pay

Being a Rep autumn 2011

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Pages: 12
Published: September 2011

This issue includes coverage of ATL's day of action on 30 June and an update on pay, along with sections containing the latest on health and safety and union learning.

Being a Rep summer 2011

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Published: April 2011

This bumper issue of Being a Rep takes an in-depth look at the threat to your pensions, paternity leave, ATL's merger with AMiE, and the teachers' pay freeze. There's also the latest information about ATL's summer seminars for NQs and training courses for reps.

Being a Rep spring 2011

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Published: January 2011

This issue of Being a Rep covers the changes planned for education sector pensions, the latest pay and conditions advice, a response to Lord Young's report on health and safety law, details of a new offer from Edge Hill University and training opportunities for reps in the coming months.

Being a Rep autumn 2010

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Published: September 2010

This issue of Being a Rep looks at the new government's academies programme, has the latest on pay, pensions, the Independent Safeguarding Authority and the General Teaching Council for England, along with tips on recruitment, information about asthma, and a round up of events at this year's successful Learning at work day.

Being a Rep summer 2010

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Published: April 2010

ATL's new-look Being a Rep, packed with twice as much content because it also includes the best of You learn and Health and safety news. The summer issue looks at issues including pay and pensions, the ISA vetting and barring scheme, gained time and time off sick.

Being a Rep spring 2010

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Published: January 2010

The first issue of ATL's new-look Being a Rep, packed with twice as much content because it also includes the best of You learn and Health and safety news. This term, find out how playing as a team will bring results in the staffroom.

Being a Rep autumn 2009

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Published: September 2009

This issue of Being a Rep includes a message from ATL general secretary Mary Bousted, advice on recruiting members and a teachers' pay update.

Being a Rep spring 2009

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Published: January 2009

This issue has the latest on ATL's workload campaign and answers some of your questions about AMiE, ATL's new leadership section. It also includes details of new ATL factsheets and the reps courses taking place in the spring and summer terms of 2009.

Being a Rep autumn 2008

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Published: September 2008

This issue looks at teachers' entitlements under the workload agreement, the success of workshops on managing challenging behaviour and details of upcoming reps training courses.

Being a Rep summer 2008

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Published: June 2008

This issue looks at what ATL has to offer to student and newly qualified members, including free summer seminars for NQ members. There's also information about equality and diversity, updates on pay and condtions and a list of course dates for the autumn term.

Being a Rep spring 2008

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Published: February 2008

This issue looks at the partnership between ATL and Edge Hill University, which is helping members to access quality CPD. Also included: details of new factsheets for reps, information about the new pay deal for FE colleges, and all the latest news from around the country.

Being a Rep autumn 2007

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Published: October 2007

This issue gives advice on health, safety and well-being as well as details of the new reps' toolkit; performance management; branch renewal success in Herefordshire; and public sector equality duties.

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