It is usually clear to staff in schools that there is a support need to address when a new pupil from overseas experiences a language barrier. This may be the child’s first experience of being in an English-speaking environment, and there is much to learn in terms of the new language.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Since then, legislation may have brought equality in law, but have societal attitudes towards LGBT+ people caught up?
Ahead of this Saturday's Pride events, ATL member Ian McClary, from Bryanston School, Dorset, shares his experiences as a gay, Christian teacher.
Generation snowflake is a myth. It is part of a long, and dishonourable tradition which blames the young for the sins of their elders, insists Mary Bousted, ATL's general secretary.
Anne Heavey explains why the new progress measures aren't fairer for children and don’t add up for schools.
Clare Kellett wonders how far education professionals can encourage political engagement in pupils.
Kirsty Williams, the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, marks a year in the post.
Anne Heavey demystifies the Standards and Testing Agency’s (STA) process.
Education is finally back on the political agenda, and with the funding crisis taking centre stage, there has never been a more important time for ATL members to get their voices heard.
In December the Welsh Government revealed their planned new law which will change the way children with additional learning needs (ALN) are given support within the education system.