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Meet the President

I hope you all managed to have a break during the summer and are settling into the new academic year. My year as AMiE president has started brilliantly. On my first day, the National Education Union was launched at an event attended by MPs and leading education figures in London. Then came the TUC Congress.  I was part of the AMiE delegation, and, excitingly, had the opportunity to speak to a motion on post-16 education, which is where I have spent my 20-year education career.

The efficiency delusion

The £1.3 billion extra school funding announced by education secretary Justine Greening last month was a victory for the collective campaigning by heads, unions and parents. Of sorts. As recognition among ministers that more cash is desperately needed, it was long overdue. It’s nowhere enough, of course. And we have made the point. But if the message was received by Government, then its next move shows it hasn’t exactly been understood.

Thinking about moving from deputy to head?

Author and former headteacher Dr Jill Berry talks through some things you might want to consider, and on 13 October she will be speaking at the annual national early headship conference.

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Cash crisis: funding cuts are pushing schools towards financial meltdown
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The 60-hour week: why we need to tackle workload.
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Shape the future: why you should vote for a new union.

National Education Union

The largest education union in the UK has come 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, the largest education union in the UK.

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