Guides and advice

Guides and advice

Inside the foundation stage (full report)

This is the full version of the report.
Guides and advice

Here because of the children - executive summary

The research project commissioned by ATL into the impact on primary school teachers' work of the New Labour government's education policies was conducted in two phases (2003-06 and 2006-07).
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Gender in education 3-19: a fresh approach

This publication draws together ground-breaking research, which aims to challenge the damaging consequences of well over a decade of neglect of equalities issues.
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The future of state education

ATL's thought-provoking research publication shows how the coalition government's policies mean that everything you value about the state education system may soon disappear.
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England's schools: not open for business

This directory lists the major organisations, the potential 'privateers', which could have a radically expanded role in the management of maintained schools in England as part of the education policy of the coalition government, elected in May 2010.
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Teachers and government: a history of intervention in education

In this publication, Professor Michael Bassey has written an historical explanatory account of how teaching was seen by politicians in the second half of the 20th century.
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Coming full circle: new Labour and primary education

This ATL commissioned research, which revisited 50 primary schools that were previously studied in the early 90s, provides detailed insights into the impact of New Labour's education policies on Key Stage 2.
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Level best? Levels of attainment in national curriculum assessment

National curriculum levels are used to make important judgements about pupils and their teachers. But just how level are the levels?
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Subject to change: new thinking on the curriculum

The school curriculum goes to the heart of our conception of ourselves as a civilised society.
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A learner's curriculum: towards a curriculum for the twenty-first century

A learner's curriculum is a vision of the future where teachers are trusted as knowledgeable and skilled professionals, working, learning and reflecting collaboratively, to best meet the needs of learners.