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FE in Wales: we keep rolling with the punches

The ever-changing landscape of Further Education keeps everyone who works in the sector on their toes, argues ATL Cymru President Lesley Tipping.
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Teacher apprenticeships – a solution or threat?

As anyone currently struggling to hold school or household budgets together knows, money talks; key to whether bills can be paid, resources invested in, demands met.
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New agreement could slash teacher workload

If we don’t do something about teacher workload, we’re not going to have enough good teachers and teaching assistants in Nottingham City.

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Pay in FE colleges in England

Annual national negotiations on FE pay in England are conducted in the National Joint Forum (NJF) consisting of ATL (and other recognised unions) and the employers' body - the Association of Colleges.
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Teachers’ pay

The government have issued the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) with their latest remit for teachers’ pay.

FAQs on teachers' pay in England and Wales

There are two main issues currently affecting teachers' pay in England and Wales; the annual cost of living increase and the changes to the national pay structure. These FAQs give the position as we understand it at the moment and will be updated as more clarification is given by the government.