Guides and factsheets

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Trans and gender questioning pupils

This guidance sets out some of the first steps you can take to support gender variant or questioning pupils, and the resources available to help you.

Mandatory reporting of FGM

Since October 2015 there has been a requirement on doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals to report known cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police.

DfE workload group reports - guidance for teachers

In the wake of the Government’s Workload Challenge, which asked teachers about workload issues and identified how unmanageable workload has become, the DfE set up three groups to address the key issues of lesson planning, marking and data management.

DfE workload group reports - guidance for leaders

In the wake of the Government’s Workload Challenge, which asked education staff about workload issues and identified how unmanageable workload has become, the DfE set up three groups to address the key issues of lesson planning, marking and data management.

Support staff workload in the independent sector

ATL believes that the increase in the quantity and complexity of work for school support staff has now reached crisis point.

Redundancy

It is vital that all employees and union representatives are fully aware of their redundancy rights.

Maternity leave and pay

This factsheet answers commonly asked questions about maternity leave, maternity pay, and returning to work after maternity leave.

Playing to learn

A guide to child-led play and its importance for thinking and learning, commissioned by ATL from Di Chilvers.

Induction

Induction is a complex process but this guide is designed to take you right through, from understanding induction and how it can work for you to what to expect from your local authority and your school

Ready, Steady, Teach!

With advice and guidance to support you in your student placement, this handy booklet will help you thrive, not just survive.