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ATL comment on teacher workload report

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on The Education Policy Institute's report Teacher workload and professional development in England's secondary schools: insights from TALIS.

ATL comment on news that Durand Academy Trust is having its funding withdrawn

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the news that Durand Academy Trust is having its funding withdrawn over "serious concerns" about its financial management.

ATL comment on West Sussex head teachers saying they need emergency funding

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on heads of all the state schools in West Sussex writing to the Prime Minster saying they need £20 million in emergency funding.

ATL comment on the Budget 2009

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted comments on the budget announcements.

ATL comment on fall in university applications 2013

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of ATL, comments on the fall in university applications.

ATL Cymru - School exclusions rates still woefully high

05 November 2016
Dr Philip Dixon comments on the publication of statistics on exclusions in Wales.

ATL comment on Government's statement on primary assessment

05 November 2016
Nansi Ellis, assistant general secretary at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the Secretary of State for Education's statement about primary assessment.

ATL comment on school places 2012

05 November 2016
Martin Johnson, deputy general secretary of ATL, comments on school places.

ATL comment on postcode inequality of education in England and Wales

05 November 2016
Dr Mary Bousted comments on the new cross-party commission to tackle inequality in education in England and Wales.

What about the poor learners? ATL Cymru demands action to combat the effects of poverty on children

05 November 2016
ATL Cymru releases a postion statement on the link between poverty and education in Wales, where one in four children still live below the poverty line.