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What’s it like to be an LGBT+ student in 2017?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Since then, legislation may have brought equality in law, but have societal attitudes towards LGBT+ people caught up?

Small gestures, big effects

Ahead of this Saturday's Pride events, ATL member Ian McClary, from Bryanston School, Dorset, shares his experiences as a gay, Christian teacher.

Our young people show courage, not fragility

Generation snowflake is a myth.  It is part of a long, and dishonourable tradition which blames the young for the sins of their elders, insists Mary Bousted, ATL's general secretary.

Schools urgently need more funding

Unless the Government allocates more money, 93% of schools will have per-pupil funding cut by 2022

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Fire safety

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order consolidates all previous fire safety legislation. It requires employers to carry out fire risk assessments to examine and control the likelihood of a fire starting, and the consequences of a fire if one were to start.
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Maternity

This page sets out your entitlements under UK legislation on maternity leave and pay. Expectant and new mothers may be entitled to maternity leave, and statutory maternity pay, occupational maternity pay or maternity allowance.
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Managing Teacher Workload

It is acknowledged that the quality of teaching is the critical factor in raising standards of learning. And yet teachers' workload has rocketed in recent years, leaving morale for many at rock-bottom.
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