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.
In Norfolk, we have started a campaign to force the government to pay for the removal of asbestos in all schools. This is a joint education union campaign and we need your support.
By the end of March this year, every FE and Sixth Form College in England will have gone through the Area Review process, the aim of which has been to completely restructure skills education provision.
The 30th November saw the first teachers strike since the 2010 Pension strike. ATL, with the Ulster Teachers Union and the Irish National Teachers Organisation balloted members for action in December.
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has now completed its project to create new standards and assessments for Functional Skills qualifications (FSQs).
When I did my PGCE Every Child Matters was everywhere. But in the intervening years, much damage has been done to pastoral care and support for children
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-olds. But are the results meaningful?
There’s no doubt that teachers, lecturers, support staff and principals in FE colleges would welcome a period of respite, but there will be no let-up in 2017.
In the run up to the Assembly elections in May, there was much talk by the First Minister and others of the need to devolve teachers’ pay and conditions to Wales.
This time twelve months ago, then Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan decided to mark the New Year by announcing a new primary assessment: the multiplication check.