Speak out!

A blog from ATL

The Social Model of Disability

ATL Equality and Diversity Committee member, Jill Saunders discusses the impact of the social model of disability.  

Transgender awareness week

An ATL member shares their experiences of supporting trans pupils.

Teaching essential skills

Tom Ravenscroft, Founder & CEO of Enabling Enterprise, an award-winning social enterprise working with schools on developing employability skills, shares his experience.

'Black'

In the second of her Black History Month blogs, Shakila Said talks about her experiences with the word 'Black'

Putting an end to period poverty

Fourth Wave: London Feminist Activists tell us about their petition to provide free sanitary protection to all children in all schools and end period poverty.

Funding, workloads and “Our National Mission”

Mary van den Heuvel reflects on the priorities for the Education workforce in “Our National Mission”

Teaching Black History

On the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, ATL member Shakila Said shares her thoughts on the importance of teaching Black history.

A Science curriculum that counts

Every child has the right to a brilliant science education. How can we overcome the challenges undermining the science curriculum?

Retaining and developing the teaching workforce

Two recent reports have ended any hope the government had of pretending there is no recruitment crisis, argues Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union

The government must remove the pay cap for public sector workers

The School Teachers’ Review Body’s latest report has at last been published. The report warns the government that action must be taken on teachers’ pay to help reverse the crisis in teacher recruitment and retention.