Experiences of the new GCSEs and A levels, the story so far...
This summer, more new GCSEs and A levels will be awarded for the first time. Last summer, we ran a survey to get a clearer picture about our members’ experiences of the new exams so far. The results were not surprising, given (as our members said) the speed with which the reforms to the qualifications were rushed through.
We need to stem the crisis in SEND
If you work with children you may be familiar with a 'what if?' conversation. These conversations can often assist professionals to establish if a child or children are at risk of harm, and if they need to raise a safeguarding 'cause for concern'.
Latest press releases
Wales to pass new law for children and young people with additional learning needs
"NEU Cymru broadly welcomes the new legislation which will affect thousands of pupils, students and parents across Wales as well as the work of education professionals in all school and further education settings."
ATL and NUT form the National Education Union – the largest education union in the UK
Today (1 September) the largest education union in the UK comes into force - with the amalgamation of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) creating the National Education Union.
Report and ELM
Including SEND crisis, LGBT Conference and Mary Bousted on preparing students for the future.
Members speak out on the issues that matter to them at the last ATL Conference, how teachers are cutting their hours to manage workload, and advice on the rules around using force to control and restrain students
Looking at the recruitment and retention crisis in education
Including the Association of Colleges (AoC) refusal to consider the national pay claim for 2018-19 and FE in focus at the last ATL section Annual Conference
Including the last ever ATL Section conference and Support staff pay 2018-2020
Being a rep
This issue includes ATL and AMiE 2017 Workplace rep of the year awards, teachers' pay 2018, and the recruitment, retention and workload crisis.