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School work plagued by plagiarism - ATL survey

18 January 2008
Internet plagiarism is a major problem among sixth form pupils according to over half the teachers questioned in an Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) survey, out today.

Teachers' pay deal better than expected - ATL

15 January 2008
Teachers will recognise today's pay award is better than other public sector deals, says ATL. However, ATL will continue to argue that pay awards should protect teachers' pay in real terms.

ATL calls for complete overhaul of national school testing

14 January 2008
The national testing and examination system is not fit for purpose and should be scrapped because it's unreliable; and does not reflect pupils' real ability, says ATL.