Further Education

ATL is the only recognised union that represents all staff in schools, sixth forms and further education colleges across the UK, giving us a great range of expertise across all sectors.

ATL believes in the ethos of high quality teaching and learning. As a modern trade union, we recognise the importance to our members of professional

 development. That is why we offer accredited training and CPD opportunities.

 

FE specialist support

In addition to all the usual services you would expect such as first-class advice and support both nationally and at local level from your ATL branch or regional official, ATL commits considerable resources to supporting our members in the further education sector.

FE specialist support

In addition to all the usual services you would expect such as first-class advice and support both nationally and at local level from your ATL branch or regional official, ATL commits considerable resources to supporting our members in the further education sector.

Reps in the post-16/FE sector

ATL reps play a vital role providing bespoke information and support to our growing membership working in post-compulsory education settings. Find out what's happening in the FE sector.

Reps in the post-16/FE sector

ATL reps play a vital role providing bespoke information and support to our growing membership working in post-compulsory education settings. Find out what's happening in the FE sector.

ATL's Further Education Sector Advisory Group

This group exists to ensure that the many ATL members working in the further and higher education sector can inform policy by considering and advising ATL's Executive Committee and the Policy Council on all matters relating to working in the sectors, and by recommending and disseminating advice and best practice.

ATL's Further Education Sector Advisory Group

This group exists to ensure that the many ATL members working in the further and higher education sector can inform policy by considering and advising ATL's Executive Committee and the Policy Council on all matters relating to working in the sectors, and by recommending and disseminating advice and best practice.

Latest FE blogs

T-levels and the Skills Plan: how the NEU will fight for the education of all young people

Last July, the government announced the Skills Plan, a radical overhaul of technical (previously known as vocational) education.

We spoke and the government listened

By the end of March this year, every FE and Sixth Form College in England will have gone through the Area Review process, the aim of which has been to completely restructure skills education provision.
Storm clouds

FE can expect another year of tumult and stress

There’s no doubt that teachers, lecturers, support staff and principals in FE colleges would welcome a period of respite, but there will be no let-up in 2017.