TUC 2016

News
12 September 2016 by ATL
Details of the education motions at TUC 2016, along with the other motions that ATL staff and members spoke to.

Use the links to read the speeches by ATL general secretary Dr Mary Bousted, and ATL president Shelagh Hirst.

MONDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2016

9.30-12.45

FAIR PAY AND A LIVING WAGE

Motion 16 Fair pay for young workers - Joe Lord

HEALTH SERVICES

Motion 51 Austerity kills - Hank Roberts

JUSTICE, POSTAL SERVICES, FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

Motion 55 Evidence-based decision-making in the CJS - Hank Roberts

14.50 - 17.30

INDUSTRIAL POLICY

Motion 06 Supporting a modern industrial strategy – Bob Groome

Motion 09 Working harder not smarter - ATL

EDUCATION

Motion 33 Funding crisis - Kim Knappett

Motion 34 Schools must not be exam factories

Motion 35 Assessment (primary education)

Motion 36 Undermining education professionals hurts pupils - Dr Mary Bousted

Motion 37 Evidenced-based education policies

Motion 38 Early Years education – Jean Roberts

Motion 39 Music co-operatives - Joe Lord

EDUCATION AND MENTAL HEALTH

GC Report Section 3: Good services and decent welfare, cont.

Composited motion 40,41,42: Mental health of children and young people - ATL president Shelagh Hirst

Read a blog by ATL president Shelagh Hirst on the dangers of excessive workload.

Motion 43 Post-16 education

TUESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2016

9.30-12.45

ORGANISING

Motion 75 Digital campaigning and organising - Joe Lord

12.45-1.45

ATL and NUT are holding a joint fringe at the TUC Congress on the theme Education for all - or just a free for all.

14.50 - 17.30

LEARNING AND SKILLS

Motion 78 Union learning and the skills agenda - Cathy Tattersfield

WEDNESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2016

9.30-12.45

EMERGENCY MOTION

Motion E4 Selection in education - ATL

Find out from the TUC website which motions were passed.