ATL has been working hard to secure commitments from the secretary of state, Justine Greening, not to use last year's KS2 data to determine schools' futures and to ensure that the debacle of implementing last year's tests is not repeated this year.
The Government has dropped its Education for All bill, which outlined significant changes in England's schools especially around academisation.
The Staff Side met representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges' national body, on 28 September 2016 to resume discussion on sixth form college teachers' pay and conditions.
Details of the education motions at TUC 2016, along with the other motions that ATL staff and members spoke to.
The Trade Union Side formally presented its pay and conditions claim for FE colleges at a meeting of the National Joint Forum on 14 June 2016.
Annual negotiations on FE pay in Wales are conducted between ATL (and other recognised unions) and the employers' body - fforwm.
Before the general election, over 1,250 ATL members working in state-funded schools in England signed an open letter to the future government to improve the lives of teachers.
York and London Conferences 'a great success'. More than a hundred support staff ATL members braved the winter elements to attend the recent Conferences in York (24th January) and London (7th February).
ATL's general secretary Mary Bousted has written a letter to the re-appointed secretary of state for education, Nicky Morgan.
ATL's general secretary Mary Bousted has written a letter to the newly appointed secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, Sajid Javid.