The Queen's Speech

The Queen’s Speech was a missed opportunity for the Government to show it fully understands the importance of skills

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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.

The awkward truth about primary progress measures

Anne Heavey explains why the new progress measures aren't fairer for children and don’t add up for schools.

What part should schools play in encouraging pupils to engage with politics?

Clare Kellett wonders how far education professionals can encourage political engagement in pupils.

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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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.

Off-site trips

Taking students off-site covers a vast range of activities. Outdoor education enjoys a long tradition and it is estimated that over one million educational trips take place each year. ATL believes that these activities are an essential part of any young person's learning.
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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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