MPs from across the political spectrum have pledged to contact headteachers in their constituencies to find out how more funding cuts will affect their schools, following a joint union event.
As of Monday 16th January, Northern Ireland ATL members will engage in industrial action (short of strike).
ATL delegates at a special conference have voted to move to a ballot of eligible members on creating a new union with the NUT to strengthen the voice of the profession.
ATL's National Executive Committee have agreed the wording of a motion to be discussed by delegates at a special conference of members on Saturday 5 November.
This page has details about pay negotiations for support staff.
ATL is calling on members in Northern Ireland to take action against the failure of pay talks in the country with a 10 minute school-gate protest at lunchtime on Tuesday 8 November.
ATL has been working hard to secure commitments from the secretary of state, Justine Greening, not to use last year's KS2 data to determine schools' futures and to ensure that the debacle of implementing last year's tests is not repeated this year.
The Government has dropped its Education for All bill, which outlined significant changes in England's schools especially around academisation.
Details of the education motions at TUC 2016, along with the other motions that ATL staff and members spoke to.
Annual negotiations on FE pay in Wales are conducted between ATL (and other recognised unions) and the employers' body - fforwm.