Association of Teachers and Lecturers accepts pension reforms

Union says poll of its members showed 91.6% had voted in favour of government’s final offer A teaching union has decided to accept the government’s pension reforms after a poll of members voted in favour of the proposals. The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which represents 160,000 teachers, said the results of the poll […]


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Removing bad teachers – panel verdict

Underperforming teachers could be dismissed within a term instead of a year, under powers being introduced in September Katharine Birbalsingh: ‘The job-for-life ethos destroys the motivation of young, talented teachers’ Insisting on high standards is not a bad thing. I am a teacher setting up a free school, the Michaela Community School, in Tooting, south […]


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