Election 2017

ATL comment on pay for education staff and pupil numbers

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), commented today ahead of the vote on an amendment to the Queen’s Speech on lifting the public sector pay cap.

ATL comment on skills and the Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech was a missed opportunity for the Government to show it fully understands the importance of skills, says Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).

ASCL, ATL, NAHT and NUT joint statement on the Queen’s Speech

Responding to the Queen’s Speech today and the announcement of the Government’s legislative programme for the next two years, ASCL, ATL, NAHT and NUT issued this joint statement.

Queen’s Speech needs to be good for children and young people, say ATL and NUT

The Queen’s Speech needs to set out a Government programme which is good for education to give children and learners the best chances in life, say the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and National Union of Teachers (NUT).

What part should schools play in encouraging pupils to engage with politics?

Clare Kellett wonders how far education professionals can encourage political engagement in pupils.

Joint ATL/NUT comment on General Election 2017

As the dust starts to settle on the General Election it is clear that the Conservatives do not have the support of the country for their promises on education.

Joint ATL/NUT statement: school cuts a priority after the election

The problems for our schools are very real and very immediate, ranging from no money for glue sticks right up to considering closing earlier in the day simply to save money. All parties should commit to tackling this growing crisis.

Election promises on school funding – do the Party pledges cut it?

Today’s major relaunch of the School Cuts website shows what the manifestos of the main political parties will mean for every individual school in England.

ATL comment on the Conservative Party Manifesto

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “The Conservative Manifesto recognises the multiple crises education faces but clearly doesn’t understand the scale of action needed.

ATL comment on the Liberal Democrats’ education plans

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the Liberal Democrats’ plans for education.