Press release

ATL and NUT form the National Education Union – the largest education union in the UK

Today (1 September) the largest education union in the UK comes into force - with the amalgamation of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) creating the National Education Union.

ATL Cymru comment on Wales GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results

Keith Bowen, Director ATL Cymru has congratulated GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate students in Wales on their results today.

ATL comment on GCSE results

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the GCSE results.

ATL comment ahead of the GCSE results

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on reforms to the exams system ahead of today's GCSE results.

ATL comment on A-level results

Jill Stokoe, education policy adviser at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “Congratulations to the many pupils who, despite having dealt with the stress and pressure of rushed-in exam reforms, have done so well in their A-levels. It is good to hear that so many pupils will have the chance to go to university or onto an apprenticeship, if this is what they want to do.

ATL Cymru comment on A-level results

Keith Bowen, Director ATL Cymru has congratulated A Level and Welsh Baccalaureate students in Wales on their results today.

ATL comment on Sutton Trust report showing fewer young people aspire to attend university

"It is no surprise that young people are unwilling to take on the huge debts now required to attend university, particularly since the average student leaves university with debts in excess of £50,000", says Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).

ATL comment on EPI report on gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the EPI Report: New analysis on gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.

ATL comment on provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disability

Alison Ryan, senior policy adviser at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

ATL on sudden administration of Walden School, Essex

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) are disappointed at the immediate closure of The Saffron Walden school in Essex last week (18 July).