Why I'm voting YES: greater representation, credibility and clout
I have always enjoyed teaching and as an active ATL member, I enjoy being able to contribute to the education debate using the benefit of my 30-year experience as a teacher both in the state and the independent sector.
Why I'm voting YES: I love my union
I was one of the first trainees under the School Direct scheme in 2013. During my training, I was lost - we didn’t fit well into the world of initial teacher education, and no one seemed to care. We were guinea pigs. I had an awful start to my NQ year and was on the verge of leaving teaching.
Why I'm voting YES: we need a strong and united voice
This is my 41st year working in primary education. I took early retirement from a headship eight years ago, but after unexpectedly losing my husband shortly after, I returned to the classroom as a specialist numeracy intervention teacher.
Latest press releases
ATL comment on PAC report on capital funding for schools
Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “The PAC report is a devastating critique of the Government's failure to provide sufficient school places for a rapidly growing pupil population.
Report and ELM
This issue looks at FE pay, the Area Reviews and the new union proposals,
This issue looks at excessive workload in the independent sector and the new union proposals.
This issue looks at the new union proposals and a review of term-time working.