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Training session a complete success!

I have been working with a group of ULRs in my region to run a training course. The ULRs have run this course for three years now but they have never been confident in taking it further and trying to get more active members in the regions.
I delivered a short “Organising” session where I┬áled a [...]

Last Evening at Ruskin

I can’t believe it is already the last evening of our final module at Ruskin College in Oxford.
As a celebration, nearly all of the Organising Academy Trainees, joined by Liz, enjoyed a nice evening of wining, dining and having a good time.
Everyone enjoyed a lovely meal at Cafe Rouge in Oxford with delicacies such as [...]

A Hectic Month for Teaching Union Recruitment

As my fellow teaching union colleagues will agree, September is possibly the most hectic month of the year. It is great to see that each year the three main teaching unions, ATL, NASUWT and NUT, are invited to universities and teacher training providers across the country to recruit new student teachers into our unions. Importantly, [...]

Profile of Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall
Age: 23
Sponsoring union: ATL
Richard trained as a primary school teacher straight from sixth form college and continued teaching for two years. He lost enthusiasm due to the lack of teaching opportunities in the North East and his experience as a long-term supply teacher. However, it was by no means all bad, as teaching enabled [...]

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