ATL equalities

Equality, diversity and inclusion are integral core beliefs at ATL; they inform everything we do from policy decisions to national campaigns.

Equality, diversity and inclusion lead to more innovation, more opportunities for everyone, better teachers and happier classrooms. Working with people from different backgrounds and with different experiences promotes a culture of questioning, knowledge, respect, and acceptance.

It enhances learning environments, heightens learning experiences and allows learners to develop their own identities and sense of place in the world. ATL’s commitment to equality means always considering diversity when we develop policy, programme CPD or build campaigns.


ATL's Equality Policy

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are integral core beliefs at ATL. These beliefs inform everything we do from policy decisions to national campaigns.

An inclusive culture

How we can challenge homophobic and sexist bullying.

Equality in schools

Schools and colleges have an important role to play in combating ignorance and prejudice.

Trans and gender questioning pupils

This guidance sets out some of the first steps you can take to support gender variant or questioning pupils, and the resources available to help you.

Train the trainer

Training teachers to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia with Stonewall.

ATL equality: guidance on disability issues

This guidance aims to provide an overview of the rights of disabled workers in schools and colleges and provide practical advice for union reps and members.

Safer schools

ATL's Safer Schools network brings together the expertise of leading organisations, practitioners and academics to signpost education professionals, young people and parents to resources, debate and support.

Whether you want to know more about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), tackling Islamophobia or the prevalence of sexting in schools, the Safer Schools network can point you in the right direction.