Graham Easterlow

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Emergency motion #1
Carried
Tue, 2018

THAT Conference notes that the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) currently employs 21,946 education staff to provide education for in excess of 515,000 refugee children across Lebanon, Jordan, Gaza Strip, West Bank and Syria.

Motion #37
Not taken
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference recognises an increase in society’s understanding and ability to identify the complex mental health needs of our pupils and students.

Motion #34
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

Delete from ‘produce’ in the last paragraph to the end of the motion and replace with:

(i) commission guidance and advice for parents and education professionals, which includes: • the legal timelines for each part of the EHC plan and annual review processes

Motion #3
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes the success of ATL in publishing the TA Standards in 2016 and the positive effect that these have had in the schools that have adopted them. However, support staff members are still not being respected as a valued and professional part of the education workforce.

Motion #2
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes with alarm the changing demographic of the teaching population, with fewer than half of current classroom teachers having more than 10 years’ experience.

Motion #29
Carried
Tue, 2017
  • EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

THAT Conference notes with concern that support staff are often removed from their typical duties to support the delivery of formal assessments in school, including new primary assessments and qualifications.

Conference asks the Executive Committee to investigate:

Motion #4
Carried
Mon, 2017
  • EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

THAT Conference believes that, even with the biggest reforms to SEND policy in 30 years, children and young people with SEND are being let down.