Amanda Martin, of the National Union of Teachers executive, said the tests 'brand children as cattle and turn them off learning for life'
Labour leader receives standing ovation after becoming first party leader to address NUT conference in living memory
Union leader Christine Blower says Education Secretary isn't succeeding to mend rift since succeeding Michael Gove
Gauging abilities and ranking schools is all about accountability, not education, union will say
'I’d like to see able headteachers promoted swiftly'
Alarm at number of graduates who abandon the profession prompts range of proposed incentives
Survey also finds a big increase in cyber bullying
'One way we can help is by refusing any request to take part in a 'fly on the wall' television show'
A new report shows most schools are having to put teachers who are not trained in their subject in front of classes
Headteachers fear difficulties in finding new staff are exacerbated by Government’s shifting emphasis on GCSE requirements
Exclusive: If successful the Air and Defence Career College in Lincoln will be the forerunner for several similar initiatives
Their grip on power is most noticeable in the judiciary
Colin Hegarty swapped Deloitte’s in the City of London to train as a maths teacher six years ago
Now the Government wants to see Birmingham’s success story repeated across the country
Children who hate sport are learning that exercise can be fun, with a programme that gets them moving in mysterious ways
Exclusive: The training will stand the students in good stead in applying for a range of health service jobs