Suggestions for additional links would be gratefully received. We would like to make this page a useful resource for research.

Teaching Unions: NUT, NASUWT, ATL, UCU.

Education research organisations: NFER … please send suggestions for more links here.

Government bodies and quangos: DfE, Ofqal

National Politics: Labour Party, Your Britain (Labour’s ‘policy hub’), Conservative Party, Lib DemsGreens, UKIP

News and information sources: BBC NewsGuardianIndependent    Times (not giving much away), FT (some subscriptions not expensive), The Sun (not much to give away), Daily Mail (If you feel up to it), New Statesman, Spectator, Guardian data, IFS (everyone refers to them).

Labour Party Affiliates (red indicates no website, just email): Co-operative Party, Christians on the Left, Fabian Society, Jewish Labour Movement, LBGT Labour, Labour Disabled, Members Group, Labour Housing Group, Labour Irish Society, Labour Students, National Union of Labour and Socialist Clubs, Scientists for Labour, Socialist Educational Association, Socialist Environment and Resources Association, Socialist Health Association, Society of Labour Lawyers, BAME Labour, Labour Animal Welfare Society

Unions Affiliated to Labour: TULO (TU & Labour Party Liaison Organisation), ASLEF – Locomotive Engineers, BECTU – Broadcasting & Entertainment, BFAWU – Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union, COMMUNITY – (steel, metal, textile communities), CWU – (post and telecommunications), GMB – Britain’s General Union, MU – Musicians Union, NACODS – (Colliery supervisors and Shotfirers), NUM – National Union of Mineworkers – (mining), TSSA – Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association, UCATT – Construction, Allied Trades & Technicians, UNISON – The Public Service Union, UNITE – (general workers in public/private sectors), UNITY – (ceramics industry), USDAW – Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, GFTU – GFTU is the federation for specialist unions

Labour Pressure groups and centre-left think tanks: Left Futures, Labour List, Compass, IPPR, Fabian Society, Labour Briefing, Left Foot Forward, Progress, Liberal Conspiracy, LRC, Revolting Europe.

Conservative pressure groups and right-wing think-tanks: Adam Smith Institute, Bow Group, ResPublica, Centre for Policy Studies, Social Market Foundation, Institute of Economic Affairs, Conservative Home, Policy Exchange, Migration Watch.

Other collections of educational links.

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