Funding

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ELM October 2017

School cuts: the national funding formula and the launch of the National Education Union

Joint union statement on the latest Government school funding announcement

ATL, NUT, GMB and Unison have released a joint statement on today's announcement by Government to pledge extra funding for schools.

Additional funding for technical education is a step in the right direction

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments today on Justine Greening’s announcement of additional funding for technical education.
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Report June/July 2017

The money issue: the funding crisis facing schools and the realities of performance-related pay.

Unions ask Parliamentary candidates to pledge to raise school funding

The NUT, ATL, NAHT and GMB are asking every candidate in every constituency in England and Wales to promise that they will address the funding crisis in our schools, which will see schools facing cuts of up to £3 billion a year by 2020.

ATL comment on Labour Party’s education plans

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on the Labour Party's education plans.

UK's largest academy trust's caretaker cuts pose serious risk to pupils

Education unions [1] issued a warning over plans announced today (Tuesday) by an academy chain to slash £1.4 million from its schools’ estates budgets.

Unions issue final warning to school academy chain over cutbacks

An academy chain with schools in the East Midlands and Yorkshire & Humberside is facing possible action from eight education unions over plans to axe support staff.

ATL comment on PAC report on capital funding for schools

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “The PAC report is a devastating critique of the Government's failure to provide sufficient school places for a rapidly growing pupil population.

Schools having to prioritise cost-cutting over quality of children’s education - finds ATL/NUT survey

Funding pressures are already biting in schools in England, affecting the quality of children’s education, and parents are being asked to make up the shortfall according to a joint survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and National Union of Teachers (NUT).