Press release

ATL comment on Education Endowment Foundation report on different teaching and learning strategies

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), shares her views on the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) report published today.

Additional funding for technical education is a step in the right direction

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments today on Justine Greening’s announcement of additional funding for technical education.

SATs are not fit for purpose and are damaging for children’s education

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on today's key stage 2 SATs results.

Joint union statement on asbestos in schools

The first national conference addressing the issue of how to protect children and staff from the dangers of asbestos in schools and colleges is being held on 4 July 2017 at the Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rednal, near Birmingham.

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 Ofsted’s FE and skills inspections and outcomes

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “Teachers and lecturers work extremely hard to deliver good quality outcomes for their learners and they are doing so in very challenging circumstances, as this Ofsted report implies.

NUT, FBU and ATL Call on Government to strengthen fire safety in schools

Last week, faced with criticism that it was putting profit before children’s safety, it was reported in the press that the Government had finally caved in to pressure from the NUT, FBU and ATL not to weaken current fire safety advice to schools.

More needs to be done to improve social mobility, says ATL

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the report from today's Social Mobility Commission.

ATL comment on ETF launch of Advanced Teacher Status

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on today's launch of Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) for teachers and trainers by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF).

ATL comment on rise in teacher vacancies

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the teacher workforce statistics published today.