How can vocational teachers and trainers (VTTs) develop and their subject and pedagogical expertise? How much CPD goes on ‘under the radar’ as VTTs seek their own ways to maintain their professional connections? Do FE and skills institutions provide enough support to new, experienced and part-time VTTS?
The 2015 Good Childhood Report comes to some chilling conclusions. Children in England were found to be among the most unhappy with their school life in the world.
ATL vice-president Shelagh Hirst is among the members of ATL's Policy Council attending TUC this year. On Monday, she spoke to a motion on the Trade Union Bill.
Last week ATL submitted evidence to the Education Select Committee on the work of Ofsted, based on members' views and experiences - including their pledges to our vision for inspection.
James Meadway, Chief Economist at the New Economics Foundation gives us his thoughts ahead of Tuesday's TUC fringe 'Will the current education system deliver skills for the workforce of the future?
Stanley Park High recently hosted a visit for ATL members. In my last blog, I explained about their Excellent Futures Curriculum, and the pupil-led graduation ceremony that we observed.
Laura McInerney, editor of Schools Week, gives us her take on the first 100 days of a Conservative government.
Nansi Ellis, ATL assistant general secretary (policy), gives us her take on the first 100 days of a Conservative government.
On Sunday, schools minister Nick Gibb is reported to have expressed ‘greatest concern’ in response to Ofqual’s report on OCR’s problems in marking exam papers in time last summer.
Over the past few years media attention on female genital mutilation (FGM) has increased dramatically. From a subject that most people would have struggled to define, many members of the general public are aware of and concerned about ending the practice.